Lbeachst 58 30 88
Criverside 48 28 76
Date of game: 2/8/2014

Recap: UC Riverside vs. Long Beach State

Riverside, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Lamb netted 23 points to lead the Long Beach State 49ers to an 88-76 victory over the UC Riverside Highlanders in Big West Conference play at SRC Arena.

A.J. Spencer scored 17 points and dished out five assists for Long Beach State (10-13, 6-3 Big West). Travis Hammonds netted 13 points and pulled down six rebounds, while Branford Jones tallied 11 points. The 49ers have won five of their last six games.

Taylor Johns notched a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds for UC Riverside (8-15, 3-6). Sam Finley chipped in 17 points off the bench, and Chris Patton scored 12. The Highlanders have lost two of their last three.

Both teams were hot in the first half. Long Beach State connected on 56.4 percent of its field goal tries in the frame, including 9-of-13 from 3-point range, and took a 58-48 lead into the intermission. UC Riverside hit 52.6 percent of its shots in the half.

The Highlanders outshout the 49ers in the second period, hitting 45.8 percent of their shots to LBSU's 38.5 percent. The 49ers still outscored Riverside in the half, 30-28, thanks to 0-of-4 3-point shooting by the Highlanders.

Long Beach State outscored UC Riverside from 3-point distance in the contest, 36-10. The Highlanders won the battle in points in the paint, 44-30.

Game Notes

Arizona primed for upset win over UCLA

A pair of Top 25 teams square off at the Rose Bowl on Saturday when UCLA hosts Arizona. The host Bruins have beaten the Wildcats the last two years, but can they make it three in a row?

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Newman a big surprise in the Chase

Ryan Newman is making a Cinderella run in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, hoping to become one of the four drivers contending for the title in the Nov. 16 season finale at Homestead.

Sandoval, Scherzer among 121 free agents

It's back to the business of baseball, as World Series hero Pablo Sandoval and former Cy Young winner Max Scherzer headline this year's crop of 121 free agents.

Kashing in: Kemba gets extension from Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets signed guard Kemba Walker to a multi-year contract extension on Thursday, a day after he lifted his team to a season-opening win.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.