Cougars Upsets #2 Motlow State in Quarterfinals

Cougars Upsets #2 Motlow State in Quarterfinals

Cleveland State upset second-seeded Motlow State on Saturday night in the TCCAA Tournament on their home floor.

The Cougars went on a 7-0 run to start the game, but then Motlow State stormed back to tie the game at 12-12 and the game remained close at the end of the first and the beginning of the second frames. Cleveland State led by as many as 15, which came at the 4:33 mark of the second half.

Delaino Walker, who was named first team all-conference prior to the start of the game, led the team in points and rebounds with 25 and 8. Both Exavian Young and Jonathan King also had 18 points a piece.

The Cougars will face the winner of #6 Columbia State vs. #3 Southwest Tennessee on Monday night at 8:00 ET at home in the semifinals of the tournament.


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