NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Rashaun McLemore scored 24 points as Cal State Northridge defeated UC Davis 87-81 on Thursday night.
Lenny Daniel had his sixth double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Matadors (4-9, 1-1 Big West), who ended a three-game losing streak. Vinnie McGhee and Raymond Cody scored 13 each.Ryan Sypkens set career highs with five 3-pointers and 19 points for the Aggies (6-8, 1-1). Mark Payne also scored 19, Joe Harden 16 and Eddie Miller 11.Northridge shot 53.4 percent (31 of 58), but UC Davis wasn't far behind at 51.0 percent (25 of 49).Cody's 3-pointer just before the buzzer put Northridge ahead 42-41 at halftime, and his three-point play with 12:12 left pushed it to double figures at 56-46.Daniel's basket with 7:52 left increased the lead to 71-55. UC Davis closed within five twice in the final 1:38, but the Aggies got no closer.