The Cleveland State University women’s basketball team will begin the second half of the Horizon League this week at Detroit Mercy on Thursday, January 26 at 7:00 PM. The Detroit Mercy are currently 8-2 in #HLWBB and 1-9 in the Horizon League.
Thursday’s win is…
Put Cleveland State back on the winning streak…Give the Vikings a season sweep over the Detroit Mercy…Give Cleveland State a win to start the second half of #HLWBB play…Give head coach Chris Kielsmeyer his 500th career win Please represent
Cleveland/Detroit Mercy Series
Thursday’s game marked the 68th meeting between the two teams in program history, with the Detroit Mercy leading 41-26 in the all-time series. Despite the Titans leading in an all-time series, the Vikings have held off nine matchups, including a convincing 86-30 win in their first matchup of the season in December. I won 8 of them.
scout on titan
The Detroit Mercy come into Thursday’s game with a 3-16 overall record this season, but are 1-9 in Horizon League games…The Titans’ only #HLWBB win came earlier this month against Robert Morris. 64-58 decision…Thursday’s game was the first of a four-game homestand for the Detroit Mercy…As a team, the Titans rank second among Horizon League teams with 39.1 rebounds per game average. , Eileen Mulla ranked 4th as an individual with 8.1 boards per game…Emma Trawalley Porta currently leads the league with 35 total blocked shots for the year. increase.
Cleveland State split two games to start a four-game road swing with a 103-72 win over Wright State and a 73-69 decision over Northern Kentucky. His winning percentage for the Vikings in January is 4-2, and he has won 17 of his last 19 games.
… the final hour against the Detroit Mercy
Vikings tied for #1 on #HLWBB standings
After finishing the first half of Horizon League play with an 8-2 record, the Vikings are now tied for the lead in the #HLWBB standings. His 8-2 record for Cleveland State marked his best 10-game start in a Vikings league game, tied with Green Bay and Youngstown State at the top of the standings.
Thursday’s game at the Detroit Mercy will be the third of four straight road games for the Vikings. So far this season, Cleveland State has an 8-2 record on the road. Coming into Thursday’s game, the Vikings said he has won eight of his last nine road contests and holds the record for his best away plays at home among any #HLWBB team.
Vikings in mid-major ranking
Coming into the week, Cleveland State University is ranked 17th in College Insider Women’s Major Middle Top 25 poll. The Vikings are one of three Horizon League teams ranked in the top 25, as Green Bay (15th) and Youngstown State (16th) are also ranked this week.
REISMA on blocks
Moore records 20 point game for NKU
defender cleveland state
Williams and Leo from the free throw line
Cleveland turns 100 years old
The Vikings recorded their 14th 100-point game in program history last week, scoring 103 points at Wright State University (Jan. 20). This marked his second straight season in which the Vikings recorded his 100-point game, and Cleveland State always went 12-2 if he scored 100 points or more.
#HLWBB Weekly Praise
Vikings set program record with 16-game winning streak
Earlier this season, Cleveland State set a program record with a 16-game winning streak from Nov. 12, 2022 to Jan. 12, 2023. One of only four Division I teams (South Carolina, Ohio, LSU) to have a 16+ game winning streak at the time.
…Cleveland Carves a Notch in a Perfect December
The 16-game winning streak included in Cleveland State’s record-setting was a perfect December record of 8-0, marking the second straight season Cleveland State remained undefeated in a calendar month ( Last season was 5-0 in November). This was also the first time the Vikings posted a perfect record since the 2012-13 campaign, especially during his December, as he won 6-0 in December 2012.
Head Coach Chris Kielsmeier
The Vikings will report to fifth-year head coach Chris Kielsmeyer for the 2022-23 season. Kielsmeyer has his 83-52 record at Cleveland State University, and in his 23 seasons as head coach he has an overall record of 499-168. Kiersmeyer, who joined the Vikings as the seventh head coach in program history prior to the 2018-19 season, is one of only two active #HLWBB coaches to reach the 450-win milestone.
The Vikings wrap up January on Saturday (January 28th) and travel to Auckland for the 2pm contest.