Youngstown St. 59, Cleveland St. 49
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) _ Marcus Culbreth scored 18 points and Anthony Hunt had 13 as Youngstown State beat Cleveland State 59-49 Tuesday night.
Culbreth scored back-to-back baskets in an 11-0 run during the last four minutes of the first half and first 15 seconds of the second half as the Penguins widened their lead from 24-22 to 35-22.
Cleveland State (1-4) cut the lead to 4 points twice in the second half and came within 51-46 with 1:46 left to play.
Youngstown State (3-1) responded by hitting eight of 10 foul shots in the final 1:34, including four straight by Hunt.
Cleveland State, which lost its fourth straight, was led by Keith Roberson’s 15 points and 14 from Derrick Zeigler.