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San Jose State defeats Sacramento State 79-67
Sunday, Feb 19, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—Wil Carter and James Kinney scored 19 points apiece, and San Jose State rode two second-half runs to a 79-67 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.

Keith Shamburger added 15 points and eight assists for the Spartans (9-17), who shot 53 percent from the floor, including 8 of 18 on 3-pointers.

Jackson Carbajal scored a career-high 24 to lead the Hornets (9-17), and John Dickson had 15 off the bench.

Sacramento State led 37-31 at halftime, and after a Joe Eberhard jumper with 16:05 to play, the Hornets were up 46-34. San Jose State responded with a 16-2 run to take the lead. A few minutes later, the Spartans went on a 10-0 run, including two Shamburger 3-pointers, to go ahead 69-59 with 5:48 left. Sacramento State got no closer than six the rest of the way.

The BracketBusters matchup was the first meeting between the teams since 2003.

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 San Jose St.
Keith Shamburger Keith Shamburger
4-8,  15 Pts
6 Rebs, 8 Assists
 Sacramento St.
Jackson Carbajal Jackson Carbajal
9-17,  24 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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