Fresno State vs Long Beach State

Fresno St. 64, Long Beach St. 59

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Tyler Johnson scored a career-high 19 points to lead Fresno State to a 64-59 win over Long Beach State on Monday night.

The Bulldogs (4-3) overcame a cold-shooting first half, when they shot 28 percent and trailed 31-25, by hitting 52 percent in the second half

James Ennis had 23 points and 13 rebounds for the 49ers (3-4). Long Beach made just 18 of 33 free throws in the game and shot 30 percent from the floor after halftime.

The nonconference rivals have already met once this season. On Nov. 25, Long Beach State won at Fresno 69-61. The schools were together in three different conferences from 1958-92. Until last week, they hadn't played since shortly after Fresno State left the Big West in 1992.

Long Beach State next hits the road to play No. 4 Syracuse on Thursday and No. 7 Ohio State on Saturday.

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Fresno State Bulldogs
T. Giddings, C121-20-02032
T. Johnson, G338-140-050419
A. Huddleston, G282-93-41249
K. Olekaibe, G212-82-22207
G. Johnson, G121-10-01233
J. Brown260-52-27022
R. Upshaw223-61-24117
M. Harris203-63-43129
A. Anderson182-22-42416
K. Foster80-30-02020
Totals 22-5613-1834122264
 39.3%72.2% 
Long Beach State 49ers
J. Ennis, F367-138-9132223
K. Richardson, F212-51-24015
M. Caffey, G363-113-102219
P. Pappageorge, G340-40-02340
K. Gulley, G292-42-46016
D. Deng213-53-531311
D. Jennings191-41-34133
N. Shepherd41-10-01012
Totals 19-4718-333891659
 40.4%54.5% 
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St14-427-926
Boise St.14-425-940
Colorado St.13-527-729
Wyoming11-725-1071
Utah St.11-718-13144
Fresno St.10-814-17183
UNLV8-1018-15114
New Mexico7-1115-16172
Air Force6-1214-17240
Nevada5-139-22306
San Jose St.0-182-28336

Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Davis14-225-775
UC Irvine11-521-1388
UCSB11-519-1487
LBSU10-616-17111
Hawaii8-822-13152
UC Riverside7-914-17234
Cal Poly6-1013-16199
CSNorthridge 4-129-24282
CSFullerton1-159-22314
 
Other games
EMU 48 Final
SYR 84
TEXSO 62 Final
SDSU 74