CHICAGO (AP) - Trevon Harmon scored 21 points and Cleveland State won its 20th game of the season Saturday, defeating Loyola of Chicago 81-70.
Norris Cole added 17 points and nine assists for the Vikings (20-3, 9-2 Horizon), who have won at least 20 games in three of the past four seasons. Aaron Pogue had 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Tim Kamczyc had 11 points and Jeremy Montgomery 10. It was the fifth straight win for Cleveland State, which swept the season series from Loyola.
Walt Gibler led the Ramblers (13-9, 4-7) with 25 points and nine rebounds. Ben Averkamp added 16 points, Terrance Hill 11 and Geoff McCammon 10.
Loyola got within 49-45 with 15:36 left in the game, but Cole scored three straight points to spark an 8-0 run and help Cleveland State put the game away.
The Vikings hit 8 of 12 3-pointers in the first half and shot 53 percent overall for the game.
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