Men's Basketball Beats Cleveland State, 74-68
Jan. 31, 2008
Chicago, Ill.- Josh Mayo scored a game-high 29 points as the UIC men's basketball team knocked off visiting Cleveland State, 74-68, at the UIC Pavilion on Thursday night.
The Flames (11-10, 5-5 Horizon League) overcame a four-point halftime deficit by outscoring the Vikings (14-8, 7-3 Horizon League) 12-2 in the first six minutes of the second half.
Mayo was 9-for-11 from the field and 4-for-5 from downtown. The junior guard became the 19th player in UIC history to score at least 1,000 points in a career after sitting on 998 points coming into the contest.
Joe Davis tallied 27 points to pace the Vikings.
The Flames swatted away 11 Cleveland State shots, tying a Pavilion record for most blocked shots by one team.
UIC hosts Youngstown State this Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the Pavilion.