Clevest 77
Illchicago 26 40 66
Date of game: 2/2/2013

Recap: Ill-Chicago vs. Cleveland State

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Marlin Mason had a career night with 22 points to lead the Cleveland State Vikings to a 77-66 win over the Illinois-Chicago Flames in a Horizon League showdown at UIC Pavilion.

Charlie Lee registered a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists for Cleveland State (11-12, 3-6 HL) which snapped a four-game losing skid. Junior Lomomba added 13 points while Bryn Forbes had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Gary Talton finished with 16 points to pace the Flames (14-9, 5-5) while Daniel Barnes managed 14 points off the bench. Hayden Humes had 12 points and five assists and Josh Crittle scored 11 points.

CSU jumped out to a 12-4 advantage early on after consecutive baskets by Forbes. The Vikings shot 83.3 percent at the charity stripe in the first half and led 34-26 at the break.

The Vikings opened the second half on a 12-2 spurt as four different players scored during the run. The Flames shot just 33 percent from the floor and, despite hitting 21-of-23 free throws in the period, never brought the deficit under six points.

CSU, which turned the ball over 17 times, held a 38-24 rebounding edge.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

White Sox claim Drabek off waivers

The Chicago White Sox claimed right-hander Kyle Drabek, a former top pitching prospect, off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.