Postgame Notes

Feb. 20, 2008

Recap |  Final Stats |  Quotes

Cedric Jackson
• Flirted with a triple-double, finishing with 18 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.
• The Horizon League leader in steals, he made two to improve to 76 this year (5th best in CSU history).
• His nine assists give him 145 this year, the seventh-highest total in school history.

J'Nathan Bullock
• Scored in double figures for the 22nd time this season, finishing with 13 points.
• Added five rebounds.

Norris Cole
• Set his career scoring high with 14 points, his third double-figure effort of the season (old high 12 vs. Geneva).
• Was five-for-nine from the field and four-for-four from the line with four rebounds.

Breyohn Watson
• Equalled his career scoring high with 11 points, his second double-figure scoring game of the year (old high 11 vs. Green Bay).
• Was four-for-eight from the field.

• Cleveland State scored the first five points of the game and led by as many as 10 (14-4, 15:13) in the first half. The Vikings did not trail in the opening stanza, taking a 31-25 lead into the locker room.
• The win improved the Vikings to 18-11 overall and 11-6 in league play, assuring CSU of no worst than a No. 3 seed in the upcoming Horizon League Championship. Milwaukee slips to 13-12, 8-7. The Vikings are now 12-17 all-time against UWM.
• The win snapped an 11-game CSU losing streak to the Panthers that dated back to the 2002-03 season.
• CSU improves to 11-2 in the Wolstein Center this year, tying the arena record for wins in a season. The record was previously set in both 1992-93 (11-1) and 2000-01 (11-2).
• The win was the 11th Horizon League win of the year, the most since joining the league in 1994-95. The old high was nine set in both 1999-2000 and 2000-01.
• The Vikings, who entered the night leading the league in rebounding margin (+3.4), had a 35-27 lead on the boards.
• The game featured the top two offensive rebounding teams in the league in CSU (12.54) and UWM (12.42). CSU finished the night with a 7-4 lead in offensive rebounds.
• CSU had four players score in double figures for the first time since the first meeting with Milwaukee.