CLEVELAND -- Charlie Lee scored 14 points, hitting 4 of 6 from 3-point range as Cleveland State routed Milwaukee 74-50 on Saturday.
Cleveland State (19-10, 10-4 Horizon League) led 31-15 at halftime as Milwaukee (16-12, 6-8) struggled offensively, beginning the game just 2-of-21 from the field. Milwaukee shot just 31.9 percent on field goals for the game.
Bryn Forbes and Anton Grady added 12 points apiece and Jon Harris scored 10 for Cleveland State, which shot 8 of 20 from beyond the arc. Cleveland State also had 10 steals, including four by Lee. The Vikings have now won eight of their last nine.
Cleveland State also recorded a blowout win in the teams' previous meeting this year, routing the Panthers 77-49 on Jan. 4 in Milwaukee.
Kyle Kelm had 13 points for Milwaukee, which has now lost three in a row.
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