Cal State-Fullerton tops Long Beach State 85-75
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP)—Gerard Anderson scored 22 points and Jacques Streeter added 20 to lead Cal State-Fullerton past Long Beach State 85-75.
Jer’Vaughn Johnson added 13 points and Bryce Webster 12 for the Titans (6-7, 1-1 Big West). Johnson also had a game-high nine rebounds.
Greg Plater came off the bench to lead Long Beach State (6-9, 0-2) with 18 points. Larry Anderson and Casper Ware had 15 points each, and Eugene Phelps came off the bench to add 10 for the 49ers.
Cal State-Fullerton dominated the boards with a 41-29 rebounding advantage. After shooting 50 percent in the first half to build a 37-31 halftime lead, the Titans fell to 40-percent shooting in the second half.
Long Beach State shot 46.6 percent overall but struggled from the free-throw line, making just 14 of 21 (66.7 percent).