CS Northridge 99, Pacifica 58

Stephan Hicks scored 18 points and led a dominating inside game

with 10 rebounds as Cal State Northridge defeated Pacifica College

99-58 Saturday night.

The Matadors outrebounded Pacifica 53-28 and had 26 offensive

rebounds that led to 56 points in the paint.

Josh Greene added 15 points and 11 assists for Northridge (3-6).

Stephen Maxwell had 12 points, Allan Guei 11, and Aqeel Quinn and

Michael Lizarraga 10 each. The Matadors shot 51 percent from the

field, including 9 of 21 3-point attempts.

Quincy Spencer had 22 points and Alex Brandon 12 for Pacifica

(2-11). The Gladiators shot 39 percent from the field and hit 2 of

13 3-pointers.

Northridge led just 42-34 at halftime, but opened the second

half with a 24-6 run and steadily increased the lead the rest of

the game.