Cal State Bakersfield beats Pepperdine

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MALIBU, Calif. (AP)—Donald Lee had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Trent Blakely added 15 points as Cal State Bakersfield rallied for a 79-72 win against Pepperdine in overtime on Saturday night.

Blakely had six points and Bryan Emanuel made two 3-pointers in overtime for Bakersfield (2-3), which trailed by 16 in the second half.

Four players scored in double-digits for Bakersfield, which has won three straight.

The Roadrunners went on a 17-2 run capped by Lee’s put back to put Bakersfield ahead 53-52 lead in regulation. From there, Pepperdine never led again.

Keion Bell scored a career-high 23 points and Lorne Jackson had 17 for the Waves (1-5), which have lost five straight.

Pepperdine closed the first half with a 15-5 run to take a 36-26 lead at the break.

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 Top Performers
 CSU Bakersfield
Donald Lee Donald Lee
5-10,  15 Pts
13 Rebs, 0 Assists
Keion Bell Keion Bell
9-21,  23 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists

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