CLEVELAND -- Marlin Mason led five Cleveland State players in double digits with 17 points as the Vikings rolled over Old Dominion 67-55 Saturday in a nonconference affair.
Cleveland State (3-1) used a 15-1 second-half run to overcome a five-point halftime deficit. Charlie Lee started the run with a 3-pointer, and Tim Kamczyc's jumper with 16:56 left put the Vikings ahead 36-35.
Old Dominion (1-3) led for most of the first half, snapping a 10-all tie with 12:10 left in the first with a 9-0 run. The Monarchs led 30-25 at halftime and 34-27 with 18:55 to play before the Vikings' go-ahead run.
Nine different players scored for Old Dominion, with Dimitrie Batten and Keenan Palmore tying with a team-high nine points.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.