Criverside 28 39 67
Sacramento 38 31 69
Date of game: 12/29/2013

Recap: Sacramento St vs. UC Riverside

Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Dylan Garrity sank a pair of free throws with eight seconds remaining to lift the Sacramento State Hornets to a 69-67 win over the UC Riverside Highlanders in a non-conference thriller at the Nest.

Mikh McKinney scored 15 points and Garrity added 14 for Sacramento State (4-5).

Sam Finely scored a game-high 20 points for UC Riverside (4-8), which also got 12 points and five assists from Nick Gruninger and 11 points from Chris Patton.

The Hornets looked to be en route to an easy victory after shooting 50 percent in the first half to just a 28.6 percent from the Highlanders. Sacramento State led, 38-28, at the break.

UC Riverside came out firing and nailed 52 percent of its shots in the second half, while forcing nine turnovers. The Highlanders managed to knot the game at 67-67 with 29 seconds to play but Garrity calmly sank his free-throws on the other end and a last second attempt from UC Riverside was off the mark.

The Highlanders had a 24-18 scoring edge in the paint. The Hornets barely won the rebounding battle, 34-33.

Game Notes

SE Louisiana will seek a three-peat

Southeastern Louisiana won't have to wait next season in its pursuit of a third straight Southland Conference football title.

NASCAR News
Elliott, Scott among those inducted into NASCAR HofF

Bill Elliott, a former Sprint Cup Series champion, and Wendell Scott, the first African-American to win a race in NASCAR's premier racing circuit, were among the sixth five-member class inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night.

Extra Points: State of denial

It didn't take Nostradamus to predict what was going to happen Friday when Roger Goodell finally met the media for his annual state of the league address two days prior to Super Bowl XLIX.

Pens D Ehrhoff out vs. Devils

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff will not be in action on Friday against the New Jersey Devils as he is undergoing tests for a possible concussion.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.