Michael Akuchie had 10 points and eight rebounds for Youngstown State (7-5), which earned its sixth consecutive home victory. Garrett Covington added nine points and six rebounds. Darius Quisenberry had seven rebounds for the Penguins.
Binghamton put up 22 points in the first half, a season low for the team.
Sam Sessoms, the Bearcats’ leading scorer entering the matchup at 20 points per game, had 7 points on 3-of-12 shooting and four turnovers.
Youngstown State plays West Virginia at home on Saturday. Binghamton takes on Pittsburgh on the road on Friday.