(Indianapolis) - For just the third time in the history of Cleveland State University, the Vikings men's basketball team will be in the NCAA Tournament. CSU punched their ticket to the field of 68 with Tuesday's scrappy 80-67 win over Oakland University in the Horizon League Tournament Championship Game. CSU will learn this weekend where they'll be playing in their first-round game in the NCAA Tournament, and how high they'll be seeded.
The Vikings did nearly all their scoring in the paint, shooting only 3-for-15 when it came to three-pointers, while scoring 64 points from in the paint. Oakland relied on three-pointers, going 11-for-38 from outside the circle.
Guard Jalen Moore put in 22 points for the Vikings, with guard Rashad Williams putting in another 15, and Zion Young adding 14 points.
In 1986, the Vikings made it all the way to the Sweet 16, when they upset Indiana, and beat St. Joseph's, only to lose by one point to Navy. The Vikings made it to the second round in 2009, upsetting Wake Forest, but losing to Arizona.
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