CS Northridge 69, UC Irvine 64

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LOS ANGELES (AP)—Josh Jenkins scored nine of his 15 points in the second half to lift Cal State Northridge to a 69-64 victory over UC Irvine Thursday night.

Jenkins scored seven points on late free throws to help Northridge (15-4, 7-0 Big West) keep UC Irvine at bay.

Jayme Miller and Jonathan Heard each added 11 points for the Matadors.

Darren Fells had 16 points for Irvine (8-12, 3-4). Patrick Sanders scored 11 points, and Marcus McIntosh added 10 points for the Anteaters .

Heard scored five of his 11 points during a six-minute,16-4 run that turned a 40-40 tie into a 56-44 lead for the Matadors.

Fells scored off an offensive rebound with 9 minutes, 22 second to play, and Irvine didn’t score another field goal until Fells made one with 3:29 to play.

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 Top Performers
 UC Irvine
Darren Fells Darren Fells
5-9,  16 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 CSU Northridge
Jonathan Heard Jonathan Heard
4-5,  11 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists

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