Menlo College vs Sacramento State

Sacramento St. 70, Menlo 56


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Walter Jackson scored 19 points and Sacramento State pulled away in the second half en route to a 70-56 season-opening victory over Menlo College.

Jackson hit a pair of free throws and scored on a dunk during a 6-0 run early in the second that put the Hornets ahead for good, 39-33. From there, Sacramento State built the lead to as many as 17 points when Dylan Garrity hit a pair of free throws with 3:06 remaining.

Joe Eberhard added 11 points for the Hornets, who shot 44 percent from the field.

Andrew Young had 16 points for Menlo (0-3), an NAIA school. Cyleb Burton added 12 points and Tim Tatum had 11 points and nine rebounds.

Neither team was a threat from 3-point range. Menlo attempted only four shots beyond the arc, hitting one, while the Hornets were 2 for 14.

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Menlo College Oaks
M. Dunbar, F290-23-62053
A. Young, F197-72-430416
T. Tatum, C285-101-192411
A. Engel, G271-25-62237
T. Winn, G181-32-23234
C. Burton364-144-540212
A. Dukes220-10-02000
J. Smith120-30-00220
M. Rai91-10-00033
Totals 19-4317-242882656
Sacramento State Hornets
W. Jackson, F317-105-640419
H. Hoffman, F100-12-22122
P. Rakocevic, C130-23-43043
J. Eberhard, G404-123-471311
D. Garrity, G362-65-53429
J. Estrada313-81-22109
J. Dickson142-54-53148
J. McCarver112-30-03124
K. Veteto81-21-32023
J. Demalleville41-10-00112
J. Carbajal20-00-01000
Totals 22-5024-3133102470

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