SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Rashad Muhammad scored 17 points on 4-of-6 shooting from three and 5-of-5 at the foul line to lead San Jose State to a 67-44 win over Bethesda in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
Jaleel Williams added 10 points for the Spartans, who hit eight of their 19 3-point attempts and finished with a 51-34 advantage on the glass.
Francisco Aguilar and Michael Walker each scored eight points apiece to lead Bethesda, while Mark Ware and Daniel Chavez each added seven.
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San Jose State put together a 14-2 run midway through the first half to build a 15-point halftime lead.
Bethesda struggled much of the night on the offensive end, shooting 27 percent overall and just 20 percent from three.