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Houston beats Cleveland State 87-56 as Sampson ties Wooden

Mar. 19, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Quentin Grimes scored 18 points and Houston coach Kelvin Sampson tied John Wooden on the career victories list as the Cougars beat 15th-seeded Cleveland State 87-56 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Sampson earned his 664th win, No. 38...

A memorable car ride leads Gates, Sampson to NCAA meeting

Mar. 18, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

The book is never far from Dennis Gates' reach, with the inscription providing inspiration at every stop of his coaching journey — from Marquette to Cleveland State and numerous places in between. It currently sits on a shelf in Gates' office, a reminder of a memorable...

Cleveland State gets first Horizon League title since 2009

Mar. 09, 2021 21:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Torrey Patton had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Tre Gomillion added 16 points and 13 rebounds, and top-seeded Cleveland State beat Oakland 80-69 on Tuesday night in the Horizon League championship for the program's third NCAA Tournament berth. ...

Patton lifts Cleveland St. past Milwaukee 71-65 in Horizon

Mar. 08, 2021 21:45 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Torrey Patton had 14 points and 13 rebounds to lift top-seeded Cleveland State to a 71-65 win over eighth-seed Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tourney semifinals on Monday night. The Vikings, who will face third-seeded Oakland or fourth-seeded...

Wild night of OTs, last-second shots in Horizon Tournament

Mar. 04, 2021 12:01 PM EST

College basketball's postseason has already turned wild — in the Horizon League, at least. All four quarterfinals in the Horizon Tournament came down to the wire Tuesday night, with three of them going to at least one overtime. Cleveland State, the...

Cleveland St. beats Purdue Fort Wayne 108-104 in 3OT

Mar. 04, 2021 11:48 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Torrey Patton scored 30 points with 13 rebounds and top-seeded Cleveland State fought off Purdue Fort Wayne 108-104 in triple overtime in a Horizon League Conference tournament game Tuesday night. Algevon Eichelberger banked in a nearly straight-on...

Patton carries Cleveland St. past Purdue Fort Wayne 67-55

Feb. 20, 2021 20:11 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Torrey Patton tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds to carry Cleveland State to a share of the Horizon League regular-season championship with a 67-55 win over Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday. Cleveland State shares the title with 16-4 league marks...

Pipkins carries Fort Wayne over Cleveland St. 75-68

Feb. 19, 2021 22:27 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jalon Pipkins registered 19 points as Purdue Fort Wayne broke its eight-game losing streak, topping Cleveland State 75-68 on Friday night. Bobby Planutis had 16 points for Purdue Fort Wayne (7-13, 6-13 Horizon League). Jarred Godfrey added six...

Davis outduels Patton as Detroit tops Cleveland St. 89-83

Feb. 13, 2021 01:35 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Antoine Davis had a season-high 35 points to outscore Torrey Patton and lead Detroit to an 89-83 win over Cleveland State on Friday night. Patton led the Vikings with 33 points, also a season high. Davis made all 13 of his free...

Hodge scores 20 to lead Cleveland St. past Oakland 80-78

Feb. 06, 2021 21:37 PM EST

OAKLAND, Mich. (AP) — D’Moi Hodge had 20 points as Cleveland State narrowly defeated Oakland 80-78 on Saturday. Tre Gomillion had 13 points and seven rebounds for Cleveland State (14-5, 14-2 Horizon League), which earned its fourth consecutive victory. Deante Johnson...