LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Alex Elam scored 17 points to lead
visiting San Jose State to a 69-56 win Saturday over Long Beach
Menelik Barbary added 12 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.
The Spartans (4-5) ended a three-game losing skid by winning
their second road game of the season. It is the first time they've
won two on the road since the 2002-03 season.
Barbary, who made his first six field goals, went 4-for-4 and
had four blocks in the first half, when San Jose State took
control. After going scoreless for nearly five minutes to begin the
game, the Spartans went on a 26-6 run over the next eight minutes.
Long Beach State shot just 36.2 percent for the game, and was
just 2-of-19 from behind the 3-point line. San Jose State shot 45.5