COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Cleveland State rallies past Oakland

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State ended the game with a 13-3 run and scored on its final three possessions in posting a 86-76 victory over visiting Oakland Thursday night.

Trey Lewis scored a career-high 29 points to lead the Vikings.

Corey Petros had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Tommie McHune scored 23 points for Oakland.

Petros went over 1,000 points in his career and recorded his league-best seventh double-double of the season.

Cleveland State (11-8, 3-2 Horizon League) opened a 12-0 run and took the lead for good at 76-73 on Jon Harris’ 3-pointer with 2:34 left in the game. Harris capped the same run with a dunk to put the Vikings up 85-73 with 24 seconds left.

Harris added 16 points and seven rebounds, Bryn Forbes added 15 points and Charlie Lee scored 11 for Cleveland State..

Oakland (7-13, 2-3) seemed to have control of the game with a 15-2 run to go ahead 67-59 with 7:49 left. Cleveland State answered with an 11-2 run to go back in front 70-69 less than 3 minutes later. The Vikings closed with a 13-3 run over the final 3:04 of the game.NOSs.HoopsIcon-1


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