UC Riverside 70, CS Northridge 61

Javon Borum scored 23 points and made five 3-pointers to lead UC

Riverside to a 70-61 win over Cal State Northridge on Thursday


Elliott Berry and Phil Martin added 15 points each and Daymond

Cowlah 14 for the Highlanders (7-8, 2-1 Big West), who snapped a

12-game losing streak against Cal State Northridge. Cowlah – a

freshman who started at guard because Kareem Nitoto missed the game

due to a death in his family – had seven assists and five


Josh Greene had 17 points and Lenny Daniel 13 points and 14

rebounds for the Matadors (4-12, 1-3).

An 11-0 run during a 3:46 stretch of the second half gave UC

Riverside control. Borum had five points, including a three-point

play, and Martin added two jumpers during the spree, which gave the

Highlanders a 45-35 cushion.

Dathan Lyles and Rashaun McLemore scored 10 points each for Cal

State Northridge.