Cleveland St. beats Detroit 66-49 at home
CLEVELAND (AP)—Norris Cole scored 21 points as Cleveland State pulled away in the second half to defeat Detroit 66-49 Thursday night.
Cedric Jackson added 14 points, and J’Nathan Bullock had 11 for the Vikings (14-8, 5-5 Horizon League).
Cleveland State held a lead of at least 8 points throughout the second half and went up by as many as 19.
The Titans were ahead by 1 with 7:11 left in the first half, put the Vikings held them without a basket for the next 5 minutes and outscored them 13-4 to head into the break with a 34-26 lead Detroit couldn’t overcome.
Thomas Kennedy led Detroit (5-15, 0-10) with 14 points, and Chris Hayes added 10.
The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Vikings.
Cleveland State shot 42.9 percent from the field and the Titans hit 39.5 percent. Detroit scored just 4 points off turnovers, compared to the Vikings 20.