Cal St.-Fullerton 77, UC Riverside 64
Isiah Umipig, Orane Chin and Omondi Amoke scored 18 points each
as Cal State Fullerton defeated UC Riverside 77-64 Wednesday
Amoke also had 14 rebounds for the Titans (17-7, 9-3 Big West),
who have won four straight and seven of their last eight games.
Umipig added five assists and four steals.
Riverside (11-15, 5-8) got 11 points each from Kareem Nitoto and
Phil Martin, and 10 apiece from Robert Smith and TJ Burke. The
Highlanders have lost seven of eight, beginning with a 72-61 loss
to Fullerton on Jan. 18.
Umipig hit a 3-pointer with 13:23 left in the first half to cap
a 12-0 run that put the Titans ahead 18-5. Fullerton led 44-31 at
halftime, then opened the second half with eight straight points on
a three-point play by Amoke, and a layup and 3-pointer from