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CSU Vikings Wrap Up Road Swing Tonight Against Toledo

GAME #7 – at TOLEDO
Wednesday, December 2 | 7:00 p.m. | Savage Arena | Toledo, Ohio
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GAME PREVIEW:
•     Cleveland State continues its early season stretch on the road when the Vikings play at Toledo on Wednesday (Dec. 2) at 7:00 pm.
•    Wednesday’s game is the fifth straight away from home for CSU and the sixth out of seven away from home to open the season.
•    The game will be broadcast live on AM 1420 WHK with Al Pawlowski providing the play-by-play.
•    The Vikings are 2-4 overall this year after an 80-63 setback at No. 2 Mayland on Saturday night.
•    Toledo is 4-2 overall this year and is coming off a 78-70 loss at Middle Tennessee State on Saturday.

THE TOLEDO SERIES:
•     Toledo leads the all-time series with CSU, 8-5, and has won the last two meetings after the Vikings won the previous four.
•    Toledo won last year’s meeting, 59-54, in the Wolstein Center.
•    CSU is 1-6 all-time in Toledo with its lone win in 2011-12.

GAME 6 RECAP – #2 MARYLAND 80, CSU 63 (11/28/2015)
•    The Vikings dropped their final game of the Cancun Challenge, 80-63, on Saturday night at No. 2 Maryland.
•    CSU trailed just 37-33 at halftime before the Terps opened the second half on an 8-0 run to open up a 12-point (45-33) lead.
•    Demonte Flannigan scored 20 points – his secnd 20-point game of the season – with four rebounds to  lead the Vikings.
•    Rob Edwards made 6-of-9 from the field for 14 points, while Vinny Zollo scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds. Jibri Blount added eight points.

    •    CSU scored 40 points in the paint and had just 10 turnovers.

EDWARDS NAMED HORIZON LEAGUE FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK:
•    Rob Edwards was named the Horizon League Freshman of the Week on Monday for his performance in CSU’s three games last week.
•    Edwards averaged 12.7 points per game and was named to the Cancun Challenge Mayan Division All-Tournament team.
•    In two games in Cancun, he averaged 12.0 points, including a 17-point performance in a 57-52 win over Rider.
•    He made 6-of-9 shots en route to 14 points in CSU’s game at No. 2 ranked Maryland on Saturday night.
•    Edwards shot 14-of-27 (.519) from the floor in the three games and added seven rebounds, six assists and four steals.

UP NEXT:
•    The Vikings return home for the first time since Nov. 17 when CSU hosts Kent State at 3:00 pm in the first of five CSU games at Quicken Loans Arena this year.
•    CSU will also host Ohio at Quicken Loans Arena at 1:00 pm on Saturday (Dec. 12).

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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