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Youngstown State Penguins @ Clev. State Vikings

Current Records: Youngstown State 19-8, Clev. State 15-11

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 3 p.m. ET
  • Where: Wolstein Center -- Cleveland, Ohio
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
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  • Ticket Cost: $33.00

What to Know

Youngstown State has enjoyed a three-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the Clev. State Vikings will face off in a Horizon League battle at 3:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at Wolstein Center. Youngstown State has been dominant on offense recently, as they've racked up an incredible 267 points over their last three contests.

Last Wednesday, the Penguins were able to grind out a solid victory over the Colonials, taking the game 87-77.

Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Clev. State last Wednesday, but the final result did not. They fell just short of the Panthers by a score of 71-68. For those keeping track at home, that's the closest defeat Clev. State has suffered since November 6, 2023.

The Penguins have been performing well recently as they've won nine of their last 12 contests, which provided a nice bump to their 19-8 record this season. As for the Vikings, their loss dropped their record down to 15-11.

Some high-performance offense is likely on the agenda as the pair are some of the highest scoring teams in the league. Youngstown State hasn't had any problem running up the score this season, having averaged 82.6 points per game. However, it's not like Clev. State struggles in that department as they've been averaging 76.6 points per game. With both teams so easily able to put up points, the only question left is who can run the score up higher.

Everything went Youngstown State's way against the Vikings in their previous meeting back in November of 2023 as the Penguins made off with a 94-69 win. The rematch might be a little tougher for Youngstown State since the team won't have the home-court advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


Youngstown State is a 3.5-point favorite against Clev. State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Penguins as a 3-point favorite.

The over/under is 152.5 points.

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Series History

Clev. State has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Youngstown State.

  • Nov 29, 2023 - Youngstown State 94 vs. Clev. State 69
  • Feb 12, 2023 - Clev. State 81 vs. Youngstown State 78
  • Dec 29, 2022 - Youngstown State 85 vs. Clev. State 71
  • Jan 21, 2022 - Clev. State 64 vs. Youngstown State 61
  • Jan 09, 2022 - Clev. State 86 vs. Youngstown State 80
  • Dec 27, 2020 - Clev. State 81 vs. Youngstown State 74
  • Dec 26, 2020 - Clev. State 87 vs. Youngstown State 69
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Youngstown State 67 vs. Clev. State 55
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Clev. State 82 vs. Youngstown State 74
  • Mar 02, 2019 - Clev. State 89 vs. Youngstown State 80