Cleveland State vs Kent State

Cleveland St. 57, Kent St. 53


KENT, Ohio (AP) - Jeremy Montgomery scored 13 points and D'Aundray Brown added 11 as Cleveland State held off Kent State 57-53 on Tuesday night to remain undefeated.

The Vikings (4-0) jumped out to a 14-2 lead, with Montgomery hitting back-to-back 3-pointers in an 18-second span, and led 30-21 at halftime.

The Golden Flashes (2-1) closed to within four points at 44-40 with 5:33 left, but Brown answered with a 3-pointer from the right wing with 4:03.

Kent State again threatened, getting to 52-47 with 1:12 left, but the Vikings hit 5 of 8 free throws to seal the win.

Cleveland State held the Golden Flashes to 35.2 percent shooting from the field (19 of 54), including 1 of 17 from 3-point range, and forced 22 turnovers.

The Vikings have forced at least 20 turnovers in all four games this year.

Chris Evans led Kent State with 14 points and Justin Greene had 13.

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Cleveland State Vikings
D. Brown, F264-102-332411
T. Kamczyc, F202-30-20044
A. Pogue, C274-91-15239
T. Harmon, G300-90-08120
J. Montgomery, G305-150-033113
A. Grady190-14-46224
C. Lee181-25-63327
S. Douglas112-20-03024
L. Ndaye91-20-02012
I. Nwamu71-40-00113
D. Long30-00-00000
Totals 20-5712-1637142257
Kent State Golden Flashes
J. Greene, F344-95-772213
J. Manns, C122-43-54017
M. Porrini, G361-70-06332
C. Guyton, G353-91-24418
R. Holt, G232-93-43227
C. Evans297-110-080414
E. Gaines210-32-64022
K. Brewer70-00-00010
P. Jackson30-20-01000
Totals 19-5414-2442111653
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N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260

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Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
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Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
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