Thiam's 27 help High Point defeat Cleveland State 93-74 in CBI

Led by Abdoulaye Thiam's 27 points, the High Point Panthers defeated the Cleveland State Vikings 93-74 on Monday in the CBI Tournament

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Abdoulaye Thiam had 27 points and High Point beat Cleveland State 93-74 on Monday in the quarterfinals of the CBI Tournament.

Thiam added five rebounds for the Panthers (26-8). Kezza Giffa scored 18 points while going 6 of 12 from the floor, including 1 for 5 from 3-point range, and 5 for 5 from the line. Juslin Bodo Bodo finished 7 of 9 from the floor to finish with 14 points, while adding nine rebounds.

The Vikings (21-15) were led by Drew Lowder, who posted 17 points and four assists. Tujautae Williams added 11 points, six rebounds and three steals for Cleveland State. Jalin Rice had 11 points.

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