Northern Kentucky 62, Cleveland State 60 / Final

Thu, February 16, 2017 7:45 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: Horizon  
Location: Wolstein Center • Cleveland, OH  
Norse (62)
Vikings (60)
Score by Half: Northern Kentucky 33-29 - 62   Cleveland State 27-33 - 60  
Officials: Paul Szelc, Mike Eades, Robert Riley
Attendance: 1,247
Top Performances
1Drew McDonald (NKU) 13 pts (1/7 fg), 1/2 3fg, 13 reb, 5 ast
2Carson Williams (NKU) 22 pts (10/14 fg), 6 reb
3Rob Edwards (CLST) 19 pts (7/16 fg), 3/9 3fg, 6 reb, 2 stl
AP Game Recap

CLEVELAND (AP) Drew McDonald scored Northern Kentucky's final 11 points and finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds in a 62-60 win over Cleveland State on Thursday night.

McDonald gave the Norse (18-9, 9-5 Horizon) the lead for good on a pair of free throws that made it 61-60 with 35 seconds left and made 1 of 2 from the foul line to cap the scoring with five seconds left. Rob Edwards missed a 3-point attempt that would have won it at the buzzer for the Vikings (8-19, 4-11).

Edwards had 19 points and Kasheem Thomas scored 11 for Cleveland State.

Carson Williams had 22 points for Northern Kentucky, which had its largest lead at 42-30 early in the second half. After Walton's jumper made it 50-44 at 11:14, the Norse went almost 10 minutes with a field goal while the Vikings rallied to take a 58-56 lead.

McDonald's 3-pointer with 1:24 left ended the drought and made it 59-58.

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Matchup History
Season Series: Northern Kentucky, 2-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Tied, 2-2 Since 2016: Tied, 2-2

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More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, USG%: Usage Percentage (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), Eff: Efficiency score

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

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