Long Beach State vs California Riverside

    Long Beach St. 77, UC Riverside 70


    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Casper Ware scored 11 of his 18 points in overtime, leading Long Beach State to a 77-70 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday night.

    James Ennis scored 16 points and hit the 3-pointer that put the 49ers ahead to stay with 3:09 left in overtime.

    T.J. Robinson had his 48th career double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds for Long Beach State (15-6, 8-0 Big West). Larry Anderson added 15 points and Eugene Phelps 12.

    Phil Martin scored 31 points for the Highlanders (10-10, 4-3), who dropped their second straight. David Chavarria added 10.

    Long Beach State won its eighth in a row and ran its Big West regular-season winning streak to 16 games.

    The 49ers shot only 39 percent but sank 26 of 36 free throws to 8 of 11 for the Highlanders. The lead changed hands 15 times, and neither team led by more than eight.

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    Long Beach State 49ers
    T. Robinson, F403-114-8150310
    J. Ennis, F394-84-432216
    E. Phelps, F315-92-460412
    C. Ware, G424-169-1014018
    L. Anderson, G414-97-1081215
    E. Dervisevic152-20-01114
    M. Caffey130-30-01120
    N. Shepherd41-10-01002
    Totals 23-5926-363891477
    California Riverside Highlanders
    B. Shearry, F313-61-28057
    K. Bradshaw, F161-30-04052
    P. Martin, G4412-203-471331
    K. Nitoto, G394-80-01328
    R. Smith, G283-130-01347
    D. Chavarria283-34-570410
    H. Gaines160-50-05300
    E. Berry141-40-00102
    J. Gilliam71-20-00003
    T. Burke20-00-01000
    Totals 28-648-1137112370
    Big West
    TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
    UC Davis14-225-775
    UC Irvine11-521-1388
    UC Riverside7-914-17234
    Cal Poly6-1013-16199
    CSNorthridge 4-129-24282
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