Cal St.-Fullerton 85, CS Bakersfield 75

Perry Webster and Jer’Vaughn Johnson each scored 17 points as

Cal State-Fullerton rallied to win its home opener 85-75 over CS

Bakersfield on Saturday night.

Orane Chin added 16 points, Devon Peltier 14 and Orlando Brown

11. Johnson and Brown had nine rebounds each to tie for game

honors.

The Titans (2-4) overcame a 14-point first-half deficit by

outrebounding the Roadrunners 43-20 and making 33 of 37 free

throws.

Donavan Bragg scored 21 points to lead the Roadrunners (3-3),

who also got 15 points from Alex Johnson and 14 from Stephon

Carter.

Down 46-38 at the half, the Titans finally took the lead for

good on Chin’s 3-pointer with 8:14 left that made it 66-63.

Fullerton’s biggest lead was 11.

The Titans beat Bakersfield for the 12th consecutive time dating

to 1973 and ran its home nonconference winning streak to 11.