UC Riverside 66, San Jose St. 64

Kevin Bradshaw had 16 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night and

UC Riverside held on to beat San Jose State 66-64.

Kareem Nitoto scored 14 points and Phil Martin added 13 points

for the Highlanders (5-7).

UC Riverside led by 12 with 6:23 to play, but the Spartans (4-8)

pulled even at 56-56 with 3:55 left. It was a one-point game with 8

seconds to play, and Daymond Cowlah made 1 of 2 free throws for the

Highlanders. James Kinney had a chance to win it for San Jose

State, but missed a 3-pointer.

Keith Shamburger led the Spartans with 24 points, going 10 for

11 from the free-throw line, and Kinney added 18 points. Riverside

owned a 39-28 rebounding advantage and outscored the Spartans 32-16

in the paint.