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CS Northridge 117

(4-1, 3-0 home)

    10:05 PM ET, December 1, 2005

    Matadome, Northridge, California

    1 2 T
    HOP 27 2855
    CSN 53 64117

    Top Performers

    Hope International: E. Villarreal 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    CS Northridge: M. Efevberha 33 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    CS Northridge 117, Hope International 55

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mike Efevberha scored 33 points in just 28 minutes to lead five players in double figures in Cal State Northridge's 117-55 non-conference victory Thursday against Hope, an NAIA school.

    The point total ranks tied for third all-time in Cal State Northridge history and is the most scored since the Matadors posted 117 points in December 2002 against Bethany, another NAIA school.

    The Matadors annually play one NAIA team early each season and has won the last eight by an average of 43 points.

    Efevberha added three steals and five assists. The junior guard is averaging 26 points a game for Northridge (4-1) and entering Thursday's game was ranked 13th nationally in scoring.

    For the Matadors, Jonathan Heard also scored 17 points, Terrell Jones added 16 points, Keith Everage scored 13 points, and Austin Waggener added 11 points with 11 rebounds. The Matadors shot 56 percent from the floor and forced 16-of-28 turnovers by steals.

    Carlos Villareal led Hope (0-5) with 15 points, and 5-foot-7 Joey Kinnard added 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOP
    CSN
    Points 55 117
    FG Made-Attempted 17-51 (.333) 37-66 (.561)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 35-42 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 62

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