Scores

Final

UC Riverside 63

(13-15, 6-8 Big West)

CS Northridge 61

(7-19, 3-11 Big West)

    10:05 PM ET, February 22, 2012

    Matadome, Northridge, California

    1 2 T
    UCRV 28 3563
    CSN 31 3061

    Top Performers

    UC Riverside: R. Smith 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Cal State Northridge: S. Maxwell 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    UC Riverside 63, CS Northridge 61

    Associated Press

    NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Robert Smith scored 14 points and made two free throws with four seconds left to give UC Riverside a 63-61 victory against Cal State Northridge on Wednesday night.

    Phil Martin had 14 points for the Highlanders (13-15, 6-8 Big West). BJ Shearry collected 12 rebounds, three blocks and two steals.

    Each of the 11 players that saw action for the Matadors (7-19, 3-11) scored, but none reached double figures. Ari Feldman had nine points.

    UC Riverside led 61-56 when Vinnie McGhee hit a 3-pointer for Northridge with 1:32 remaining, and Josh Greene's layup with 20 seconds left tied the score. The Highlanders took possession and bled the clock until Smith drew a foul by McGhee.

    Kevin Bradshaw had 10 rebounds for UC Riverside.

    The Matadors shot 34.3 percent (23 of 67) from the floor.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCRV
    CSN
    Points 63 61
    FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 23-67 (.343)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 6-26 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 9-13 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 5

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 2, 2012 CSN 63, @UCRV 52Recap
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