NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP) - Stephan Hicks scored 18 points and led a dominating inside game with 10 rebounds as Cal State Northridge defeated Pacifica College 99-58 Saturday night.
The Matadors outrebounded Pacifica 53-28 and had 26 offensive rebounds that led to 56 points in the paint.
Josh Greene added 15 points and 11 assists for Northridge (3-6). Stephen Maxwell had 12 points, Allan Guei 11, and Aqeel Quinn and Michael Lizarraga 10 each. The Matadors shot 51 percent from the field, including 9 of 21 3-point attempts.
Quincy Spencer had 22 points and Alex Brandon 12 for Pacifica (2-11). The Gladiators shot 39 percent from the field and hit 2 of 13 3-pointers.
Northridge led just 42-34 at halftime, but opened the second half with a 24-6 run and steadily increased the lead the rest of the game.