Scores

Final

CS Fullerton 60

(13-15, 7-8 Big West)

UC Riverside 63

(16-10, 7-6 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, February 26, 2009

    SRC Arena, Riverside, California

    1 2 T
    CSF 29 3160
    UCRV 34 2963

    Top Performers

    CS Fullerton: A. Thompson 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast

    UC Riverside: K. Austin 21 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast

    UC Riverside 63, Cal St.-Fullerton 60

    Associated Press

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Freshman walk-on David Chavarria drew an an over-the-back call and hit two crucial free throws to lead UC Riverside past Cal State Fullerton 63-60 Thursday.

    Kyle Austin paced the Highlanders with 21 points and 10 rebounds and Sean Cunningham added a trio of late steals for Riverside (16-10, 7-6 Big West Conference).

    The Titans (13-15, 7-8) trailed by five at halftime, but Jacques Streeter scored six straight points and picked up one steal to put Fullerton up 35-34. Fullerton extended the lead to six before Riverside rallied for the win.

    Josh Akognon paced the Titans with 19 points and Aaron Thompson added 18.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CSF
    UCRV
    Points 60 63
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 21-52 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-30 (.300) 10-21 (.476)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 5

    2008-09 Season

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