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CS Bakersfield 89, UC Riverside 80

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Alex Johnson and Donovan Bragg scored 26 points each to lead Cal State Bakersfield to an 89-80 victory over UC Riverside on Wednesday night.

Stephon Carter added 17 points for the Roadrunners (8-5), who never trailed in the game and made 56 percent of their shots from the field. They shot 63 percent in the first half to build a 50-39 lead at intermission.

Johnson was 9 of 11 from the field and had six assists, while Bragg had seven assists and was 9 of 16.

Elliott Berry led the Highlanders (4-7) with 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting. Kareem Nitoto scored 22 points and Javon Borum had 17 for UC Riverside.