CS Bakersfield 80, Sacramento St. 78

Alex Johnson nailed a 3-pointer with 20 seconds left in overtime

to give Cal State Bakersfield an 80-78 victory over Sacramento

State on Sunday night.

The Hornets (0-1) trailed only once in regulation and led by as

many as 10 in the second half, but Bakersfield (1-1) chipped away

until Johnson sent the game to overtime tied at 73 by converting

three free throws with three seconds left.

He then banged in a 3-pointer to give the Roadrunners a 79-77

edge with 20 seconds left in overtime.

After a free throw, the Roadrunners led 80-77. Then the Hornets’

Antoine Proctor sank a free throw and missed the second. He got the

rebound, but his attempted game-winner was off the mark.

Johnson led all scorers with 22, and Stephon Carter had 19.

Alpha N’Diaye led Sacramento State with 16. John Dickson added

15 and Sultan Toles-Bey and Proctor 14 apiece.