BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Stephon Carter scored 30 points to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 92-77 victory over Portland State Wednesday night.
Carter made 14 of 18 shots and the Roadrunners shot 59.7 percent in the game from the field.Donavan Bragg had 16, Alex Johnson 14 and Reynaul Baker 10 for the Roadrunners (6-5). Rashad Savage had 17 rebounds.Charles Odum led Portland State (6-3) with 18 points. Chris Harriel had 13 points and Chehales Tapscott pulled down 11 rebounds.The Vikings led 45-40 at halftime and 56-45 with 16:57 to play, but Bakersfield took the lead 68-67 with 9:39 remaining. Melvin Jones' jumper for Portland State with 7:47 left made it 77-75 before the Roadrunners finished the night on a 13-2 run.It was the first meeting between the schools.