CS Northridge 76, Coastal Carolina 69

Published Nov. 25, 2009 1:09 a.m. ET

Willie Galick scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead California State-Northridge to a 76-69 victory over Coastal Carolina on Tuesday. The Matadors (2-3) broke a 64-64 tie with 4:26 left in the second half, going on a 9-2 run in the next 3:10 to seal the win in the consolation bracket of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Joseph Harris scored 20 points to pace the Chanticleers (4-2). Both teams had trouble maintaining possession of the basketball, combining for 30 turnovers and 51 foul shots. The Matadors shot 50.9 percent from the floor, including 57.7 percent in the second half. Neither team gained a larger lead than Coastal Carolina?s 10-point margin with 1:41 left in the first half.