DePaul holds off Cleveland State 83-73 behind Cain
The Vikings led 48-47 on Kasheem Thomas‘ free throw after six second-half lead changes, but Cain’s go-ahead 3 and Max Strus‘ layup made it a two-possession game. Cleveland State closed to 69-67 on Tyree Appleby’s free throw with 4:39 left, but got no closer. Jaylen Butz’s dunk sparked an 8-1 run and the Blue Demons won going away.
Appleby scored 15 points with five rebounds and seven assists and Seth Millner added 13 points for Cleveland State (2-6), which trailed 34-31 at halftime. Hill scored 15 points and Thomas and Stefan Kenic added 11 apiece.