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Cleveland State Battles Youngstown State Tonight at the Beeghly Center

GAME #22
Cleveland State (6-15, 2-7 HL) at Youngstown State (9-13, 3-6 HL)
Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm ET
Youngstown, Ohio | Beeghly Center
Live Stats | ESPN3 | AM 1420 WHK

GAME PREVIEW:
•     Cleveland State concludes its four-game road swing with a 7:00 pm contest at Youngstown State on Saturday (Jan. 28) night.
•    The Vikings are 6-15 overall and 2-7 in the Horizon League. CSU is coming off an 83-73 setback at Green Bay on Monday night.
•    YSU is 9-13 overall (3-6 HL) and dropped a 94-85 contest in overtime on Sunday at Milwaukee.
•    Al Pawlowski will have the call of Saturday’s game on AM 1420, WHK and AM 1440, WHKZ.
•    The game will also be shown live on the WatchESPN App.

THE YOUNGSTOWN STATE SERIES:
•    CSU leads the all-time series with Youngstown State, 45-40.
•    The 85 games are the most against any opponent in CSU history.
•    The Vikings have won 14 of the last 19 meetings in the series.
•    CSU is 16-26 all-time in Youngstown, including a 64-59 win last year.

GAME 21 REVIEW: @GREEN BAY 83, CSU 73 (1/23/17):
•     Green Bay used an 11-0 run midway through the second to turn a one point lead into a 12-point advantage and claim the win.
•    Rob Edwards led the Vikings with 28 points – his 11th career 20-point game – hitting five of eight from three-point.
•    Bobby Word knocked down four three-pointers and scored 19 points.
•    Kasheem Thomas posted seven points, while Demonte Flannigan added six points and six rebounds.
•    Derek Sloan had four points, three rebounds, two assists and three steals.

UP NEXT:
•    CSU returns home to host Detroit at 7:00 pm on Thursday, Feb. 2 in the Wolstein Center.
•    The Vikings will also host Oakland on Saturday (Feb. 4) at 2:00 in the Wolstein Center.

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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