Scores

Final

Cleveland State 79

(8-5, 5-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 28, 2012

Wolstein Center, Cleveland, Ohio

1 2 T
RIO 32 2759
CLEV 35 4479

Top Performers

Rio Grande: D. Haynes 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Cleveland State: C. Lee 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 9 Ast, 3 Stl

Cleveland St. 79, Rio Grande 59

Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Charlie Lee scored 14 points and dished out nine assist and Marlin Mason added another 14 points as Cleveland State used a big second-half run to beat Rio Grande 79-59 Friday night.

Starter Tim Kamczyc and Bryn Forbes, who came off the bench, each scored 11 points to help Cleveland State (8-5) stay undefeated at home.

Ahead at halftime 35-32, Cleveland State started the second half on a 21-7 run to break open the game and take a 56-39 lead with 13 minutes left to play. Mason, Kamczyc and Lee each hit 3-pointers during the run.

Cleveland State shot 57.7 percent (15 for 26) in the second half while holding the Redmen to 32.3 percent (10 for 31).

The Vikings outscored Rio Grande 12-2 on fast-break points in the second period.

Dominick Haynes led the Redmen (4-10) with 17 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RIO
CLEV
Points 59 79
FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 29-56 (.518)
3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 9-20 (.450)
FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 12-19 (.632)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 22

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