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Final

Long Beach St 65

(8-23, 6-10 Big West)

UC Riverside 83

(19-11, 11-5 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, March 8, 2011

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    LBSU 24 4165
    UCRV 37 4683

    UC Riverside 83, Long Beach St. 65

    Associated Press

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Tre'Shonti Nottingham scored 22 points to lead UC Riverside to an 83-65 victory over Long Beach State on Tuesday night in the first round of the Big West tournament.

    The third-seeded Highlanders (19-11) advanced to the semifinals in Anaheim, Calif., where they are scheduled to play fourth-seeded UC Davis (22-8) on Friday.

    The Highlanders pulled ahead for good midway through the first half and led by as many as 29 points in the second.

    Nottingham made 6 of 12 shots from the field and led the game from the free-throw line, hitting 9 of 10.

    Alyssa Morris added 20 points and Rhaya Neabors 16 for UC Riverside. Morris and Neabors each made four 3-pointers.

    Melanie Lisnock led the sixth-seeded 49ers (8-23) with 16 points while Courtney Jacob added 15 and Ella Clark 10.

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