Cal State Fullerton vs Long Beach State

Long Beach St. 75, Cal St.-Fullerton 66

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - James Ennis scored 15 points, Deng Deng had 12 and top seeded Long Beach State advanced in the Big West Conference tournament with a 75-66 win over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night.

Tied at 18 with 12:31 to play before halftime, Ennis hit back-to-back layups to spark a 23-13 run by Long Beach State (19-12) to end the first half with a 41-31 lead. The 49ers trailed only once in the contest when Alex Harris made a 3-pointer to make it 3-2 Titans in the first minute of the game.

Harris and Kwame Vaughn each had 19 points for eighth-seeded Cal State Fullerton (14-18), which had 18 assists as a team.

The 49ers are a perfect 3-0 against the Cal State Fullerton this season.

Long Beach State will play in the semifinals Friday against fourth-seeded UC Irvine, which beat No. 5 Hawaii 71-60.

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Cal State Fullerton (14-18)313566
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Cal State Fullerton Titans
D. Johnson, F121-12-42004
A. Harris, G408-141-354319
J. Brandon, G394-80-03028
K. Vaughn, G386-166-805519
J. Knox, G334-60-055512
C. Collins211-50-11112
J. Douglas171-10-00302
Totals 25-519-1618181666
 49%56.3% 
Long Beach State 49ers
T. Freeland, F364-81-26249
D. Jennings, F242-23-410127
J. Ennis, G377-121-492415
M. Caffey, G285-110-264310
K. King, G164-50-01439
P. Pappageorge292-44-500110
D. Deng244-72-211212
K. Gulley61-10-00003
Totals 29-5011-1937141975
 58%57.9% 
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Hawaii8-822-13152
UC Riverside7-914-17234
Cal Poly6-1013-16199
CSNorthridge 4-129-24282
CSFullerton1-159-22314
 
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