Scores

Final

Cornell 65

(4-7, 1-6 away)

Long Beach St 79

(4-6, 4-1 home)

    10:35 PM ET, December 30, 2005

    Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California

    1 2 T
    COR 31 3465
    LBSU 30 4979

    Top Performers

    Cornell: L. Collins 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

    Long Beach State: K. Houston 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

    Long Beach State 79, Cornell 65

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Jibril Hodges and Kevin Houston sparked a 17-4 run over the final 4:11 of the game to lead Long Beach State to a 79-65 victory over Cornell on Friday.

    Hodges scored all 12 of his points in the second-half and hit two key 3-pointers down the stretch for the 49ers. Houston made six free throws in the final 1:22 seconds and finished with 12 points and four steals.

    Onye Ibekwe also scored 12 points and had seven rebounds and Kejuan Johnson finished with 11 points for the 49ers (4-6).

    Lenny Collins scored a season-high 27 points for Cornell (4-7).

    Hodges' two free throws tied the game at 61-61 with 4:11 remaining in the game. The 49ers then forced four consecutive turnovers to extend its lead to 71-62 with 2:12 left in the game.

    Cornell committed 29 turnovers but outrebounded the 49ers 33-27.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COR
    LBSU
    Points 65 79
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-20 (.600) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 21-25 (.840)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 14

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