Chicago State outscores Olivet Nazarene 96-68
CHICAGO (AP)—David Holston scored 29 points and had 10 assists to lead Chicago State to a dominating 96-68 win over Olivet Nazarene on Saturday.
John Cantrall was right behind Holston with 27 points on 12-of-17 shooting and five rebounds. Mike Wilson, with 14, was the only other Cougar in double digits.
Olivet Nazarene (12-14) began the game with a 9-0 run and held on to the lead for much of the first half. But the Cougars edged ahead 28-27 with 6:45 left and never looked back.
Chicago State took a comfortable 52-38 lead into the half.
Brandon Streets led the Tigers with 19 points, and he pulled down 5 rebounds. Tyler Wallenfang chipped in 15, and Cory Hainlen had 12.
Chicago State shot 56.9 percent, compared with 43.1 percent for Olivet Nazarene. The Cougars took advantage of a series of Tigers turnovers, scoring 35 points off turnovers, compared with 7 for the Tigers.