CS Northridge tops Long Beach State

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LOS ANGELES (AP)—Tremaine Townsend scored 17 points to lead six players in double figures as Cal State Northridge retook first place with 95-74 victory Saturday over Long Beach State with two games to play.

Kenny Daniels scored 12 points as the Matadors closed the first half with a 29-18 run to take a 49-36 halftime lead. Townsend and Vincent Cordell combined for 15 points as they opened the second half with a 21-11 run to take a 70-47 lead with 13:34 to play. Long Beach never got closer than 18 after that and trailed by as many as 28.

Mark Hill scored a career-high 15 points for Northridge (14-12, 10-4), which shot 62 percent from the field (36 of 58).

The 49ers (14-13, 9-5) got 19 points from T.J. Robinson and 16 from Larry Anderson.

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