CS Northridge 85, Texas St. 82

Published Nov. 18, 2009 5:09 a.m. ET

Kenny Daniels scored a career-high 27 points to help Cal State Northridge overcome a 10-point second-half deficit for an 85-82 victory over Texas State on Tuesday night in a consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament. Daniels made a driving layup on the baseline to give the Matadors (1-2) an 80-79 lead with 1:43 remaining, then made a slam after a steal with 1:25 left to make it 82-79. Bidias A' Moute led Texas State (1-2) with 13 points and added eight rebounds as the Bobcats dominated the glass, taking a 50-27 rebounding advantage. Texas State had 24 offensive rebounds but shot only 36.8 percent from the field. Cal State Northridge shot 53.6 and made 9 of 18 3-pointers. Willie Galick had 13 points, Raymond Cody added 12 and Vinnie McGhee had 10 for the Matadors.