Wright State holds off Cleveland State 49-46
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jerran Young scored 10 points and Wright State held off a late rally from Cleveland State for a 49-46 win on Sunday.
Wright State (12-9, 4-2 Horizon League) led 49-40 with 3:15 left after Matt Vest’s dunk before Cleveland State (11-9, 3-3) scored the last six points of the game.
Cleveland State’s Trey Lewis scored with 44 seconds left to bring the Vikings within 49-46. Following a shot-clock violation from Wright State, Lewis had a 3-point attempt at the buzzer but the shot bounced off the rim as the Raiders held on.
Young was the lone Wright State scorer in double digits as the Raiders shot just 33.3 percent from the field. Vest had nine points.
Jon Harris scored 17 points to go along with 11 rebounds for the Vikings, who trailed by as many as 13 in the second half before closing the gap. Bryn Forbes added 14 points.