UC Bakersfield beats UC Northridge 74-67
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP)
Tyrone White and Issiah Grayson scored 17 points each and UC Bakersfield won its fourth straight game, defeating UC Northridge 74-67 on Wednesday night.
Stephon Carter added 10 points for the Roadrunners (4-1), who are off to their best start since winning their first five games in 2005-06. Bakersfield shot 63 percent from the field while UC Northridge shot 34 percent.
Steven Maxwell led the Matadors (1-5) with 20 points and 11 rebounds. UC Northridge used a 23-6 run to take a 52-51 lead with eight minutes left, but Bakersfield broke away from a 62-62 tie with three minutes to play, scoring 12 points to the Matadors' five.