Pacific never trails, beats CS Northridge 66-59Friday, Feb 15, 2013
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP)—Travis Fulton scored 16 points, Rodrigo De Souza added 15 and Pacific beat CS Northridge 66-59 on Thursday night.
Fulton was 7 of 9 from the floor for the Tigers (14-10, 8-4 Big West), who shot 50 percent from the floor and won despite committing 18 turnovers. De Souza made three of Pacific’s seven 3-pointers.
Stephan Hicks and Stephen Maxwell scored 16 apiece for the Matadors (13-13, 4-10), who couldn’t avenge a Jan. 19 home loss to Pacific. Hicks and Maxwell were a combined 12 of 20 from the floor, but their teammates were 7 of 29.
Pacific never trailed and led by as many as 16 in the second half, but CS Northridge pulled within 58-54 on Josh Greene’s free throw with 1:17 to play. De Souza went 6 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final 40 seconds to seal the victory.
Pacific’s bench outscored Northridge’s, 29-5.