Scores

Final

Loyola (IL) 57

(11-4, 2-3 Horizon)

Cleveland State 62

(6-10, 2-2 Horizon)

    7:00 PM ET, January 7, 2010

    Wolstein Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    1 2 T
    L-IL 24 3357
    CLEV 27 3562

    Top Performers

    Loyola (IL): A. Van Weelden 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    Cleveland State: N. Cole 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Cleveland St. 62, Loyola of Chicago 57

    Associated Press

    CLEVELAND -- Norris Cole scored 20 points and Jeremy Montgomery hit four free throws in the final 27 seconds to lift Cleveland State to a 62-57 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Thursday night.

    Cole and Montgomery combined to hit six of the Vikings' nine 3-pointers in a game that featured five ties and 10 lead changes. It was the second straight victory for Cleveland State (6-10, 2-2 Horizon League).

    Andy Polka hit a layup to give Loyola of Chicago a 55-52 lead with 1:36 to play, but Trevon Harman's 3-pointer tied the score at 55.

    Cole, who led Cleveland State with 20 points, converted a three-point play and Montgomery went 4-for-4 from the line to hold off the Ramblers (11-4, 2-4).

    Montgomery finished with 15 points and D'Aundray Brown added 14 for the Vikings.

    Walt Gibler and Terrance Hill led the Ramblers with 13 points each. Aric Van Weelden added 11 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    L-IL
    CLEV
    Points 57 62
    FG Made-Attempted 21-46 (.457) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 7-10 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 13

    2009-10 Season

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