Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Palmer Sets New Career Scoring High In Chicago State's Win Over EWU

Trayvon Palmer (15) led CSU in Tuesday night's win over East-West with a
career-best 34 points and 15 rebounds

Courtesy: CSU Athletics
CHICAGO, Illinois -- The Chicago State men's basketball team received a big effort from senior Trayvon Palmer (Milwaukee, Wis./Brown Deer) tonight as it handled visiting East-West at the Emil and Patricia Jones Convocation Center by a score of 103-75.

Palmer recorded his first double-double of the season with a career-high 34 points and a season-best 15 rebounds, including 10 on the offensive end. He shot 16-for-20 from the field while also dishing out three assists.

Leading 41-34 after a battle with the visitors in the first half, CSU (2-2) would dominate in the second half via a 62-41 margin. The Green and White also held advantages in several statistical categories, including field-goal percentage (.582-.446), rebounding (48-28) and assists (23-15).

Sophomore Fred Sims, Jr. (Chicago, Ill./North Lawndale) added 21 points and tied a career high with six rebounds, while senior Clemmye Owens V (Toledo, Ohio/Rogers) contributed 15 points. Graduate student Brian Greene, Jr. (Chicago, Ill./Thornton) dished out a game-high five assists and junior Glen Burns (West Memphis, Ark./West Memphis Christian) finished with top game honors in steals with four.

Devontae Smith paced East-West with 22 points and Carl Moore added 14 points with eight boards.

The Cougars begin a month-long road swing on Saturday, Nov. 22 when they head to Notre Dame, Ind., to face the Fighting Irish in an ESPN3 broadcast beginning at 6 p.m.

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