Cleveland State vs Butler

Cleveland St. 76, Butler 69


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jeremy Montgomery scored 18 points and Tim Kamczyc 17 to help Cleveland State beat Butler 76-69 on Friday night.

Trevon Harmon added 12 points and Anton Grady 11 for the Vikings (15-3, 5-1 Horizon), won have won three in a row and 10 of 12.

Andrew Smith's 13 points led the Bulldogs (9-9, 3-3), who dropped their second straight. Chase Stigall added 12, all on 3-pointers, while Ronald Nored contributed 12 and Khyle Marshall 11.

Kamczyc scored eight points in a 15-0 run that gave Cleveland State a 20-4 lead with 12:39 left in the first half. Butler went scoreless for 5:27.

But the Bulldogs edged ahead on Smith's two free throws for a 41-40 lead with 16:17 to go.

The Vikings responded with a 9-1 run for a 49-42 lead.

Butler closed within 72-69 on Nored's 3-pointer, but Cleveland State sank seven free throws over the final 36 seconds.

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Cleveland State Vikings
T. Kamczyc, F376-123-351217
A. Pogue, F183-52-23148
J. Montgomery, G364-87-825218
T. Harmon, G284-72-342412
D. Brown, G251-50-02242
L. Ndaye161-20-14043
M. Mason151-41-23013
A. Grady134-53-480411
C. Lee111-40-00022
D. Long10-00-00010
Totals 25-5218-2332112876
Butler Bulldogs
R. Jones, F321-27-141229
K. Marshall, F224-83-630211
A. Smith, C313-36-740213
R. Nored, G342-76-1047412
C. Stigall, G294-70-032412
K. Woods222-62-28128
C. Hopkins181-61-31204
J. Aldridge60-10-00000
E. Fromm60-20-00000
Totals 17-4225-4229141669
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Other games
SETON 55 Final
S Florida 56
CREI 87 Final
Illinois St 78