Shamburger leads Spartans to 79-71 victory.
Keith Shamburger scored 13 of his 21 points in the two overtimes
to lead San Jose State to its first conference victory, beating
Fresno State 79-71 Thursday night.
Wil Carter scored a career-high 23 points to go with 12 rebounds
for the Spartans (8-16, 1-8 in the WAC), who ended a three-game
Kevin Olekaibe scored 21 points for the Bulldogs (11-15, 3-7
WAC), who lost their sixth straight on the road and fourth in six
games overall. Jonathan Wills added 16 points.
Shamburger hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with seven
seconds left in the first overtime for the tie game.
Jerry Brown, who finished with 10 points and 13 rebounds before
fouling out with 3:05 left in the extra period, was instrumental in
giving the Bulldogs a chance to rally from behind. He had four of
his five offensive boards during Fresno State’s big run.