- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) - Jon Harris had 18 points and 10 rebounds on Wednesday night as Cleveland State beat Illinois-Chicago 74-64.

Anton Grady scored four straight to put Cleveland State up 61-51 with 2:24 and the Vikings held on by making 10 of their final 14 free throws.

Bryn Forbes added 20 points for Cleveland State (12-9, 4-3 Horizon League) which led 29-23 at halftime and opened the second on an 11-6 run.

Trey Lewis’ 3-pointer for the Vikings with 13:55 left was the first of nine consecutive field goals made by both teams that ended on Kelsey Barlow’s layup for UIC with 10:15 left to make the score 51-40.

The Flames (5-15, 0-6) pulled to within 55-49 on Barlow’s 3 with 5:18 and again to 57-51 on Jake Wiegand’s tip-in 26 seconds later, but they never got closer.

Wiegand led UIC with 17 points and Jay Parker added 10.

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