Seattle defeats Sacramento State, 98-67

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SEATTLE (AP)—Alex Jones scored a career-high 19 points, Chris Gweth added 16 and Seattle rolled past Sacramento State 98-67 on Saturday afternoon.

Seattle head coach Cameron Dollar benched leading scorer Charles Garcia to start the game and came out with a four guard lineup. The Redhawks (12-13) ran a full-court press that rattled the Hornets (9-17, 3-9 Big Sky) early helping Seattle build a 15-2 lead in the first four minutes.

Garcia entered nearly four minutes in and the scoring onslaught continued for the Redhawks. Seattle built a 26-8 lead midway through the first half and never looked back.

Cervante Burrell and Alex Jones combined for 24 first half points as the Redhawks took a 51-27 lead into halftime.

Justin Eller led the Hornets with 18 points.

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 Sacramento St.
Justin Eller Justin Eller
4-12,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Seattle
Alex Jones Alex Jones
8-11,  19 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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