Thur. Final: Cleveland State 70, UWM 61
CLEVELAND (AP) -- J'Nathan Bullock scored 16 points as Cleveland State beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee 70-61 Thursday night.
Norris Cole had 14, D'Aundray Brown had 13 and Cedric Jackson had 11 for Cleveland State (18-8, 9-5 Horizon League).
James Eayrs paced Wisconsin-Milwaukee (14-10, 9-5) with 19 points. Ricky Franklin added 13 and Tony Meier had 10.
Cleveland State led 39-25 at halftime, but that lead was chipped away until Wisconsin-Milwaukee pulled within 3 at 49-46 on a 3-pointer by Franklin with 11:17 to play.
A 3-pointer by Cole and a layup by Jackson started a 9-0 run as Cleveland State regained control. A 3-pointer by Franklin, made it 70-61 with 1:11 left.
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