Scores

Final

Cleveland State 59

(10-12, 2-6 Horizon)

Youngstown St 73

(12-8, 4-3 Horizon)

Coverage: ESPN3

2:05 PM ET, January 26, 2013

Beeghly Physical Education Center, Youngstown, Ohio

1 2 T
CLEV 27 3259
YSU 42 3173

Top Performers

Cleveland State: B. Forbes 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast

Youngstown State: K. Belin 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Youngstown St. 73, Cleveland St. 59

Associated Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kamren Belin scored a career-high 24 points as Youngstown State topped Horizon League rival Cleveland State 73-59 Saturday.

Belin scored nine consecutive points during an 18-0 run in the first half that put the Penguins (12-8, 4-3) ahead 42-25.

Youngstown State jumped to a 14-6 lead over the first 4 minutes, and led 21-11 following Belin's 3-pointer with 12:19 left until halftime. The Vikings rallied with 10 consecutive points and took a 25-24 lead with 6:44 left. D.J. Cole responded with two free throws for Youngstown State, sparking the 18-0 run.

Cleveland State (10-12, 2-6) pulled within 56-50 on a three-point play by Bryn Forbes with 9:19 left. Cole responded with a 3-pointer, followed by Kendrick Perry's fast-break layup and 3-pointer for a 64-50 edge with 7:17 remaining.

The 14-point margin of victory was the Penguins' largest in the rivalry since 1983.

Forbes finished with 19 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CLEV
YSU
Points 59 73
FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 22-58 (.379)
3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 8-22 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 5-7 (.714) 21-24 (.875)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 18

2012-13 Season

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