UC Riverside holds off CSU Fullerton 69-65 at foul line (Feb 22, 2018)
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Dikymbe Martin scored 19 points and UC Riverside maintained distance from CSU Fullerton by making 20 free throws in the second half for a 69-65 win over the Highlanders Wednesday night.
UC Riverside (8-19, 3-10 Big West) shot 21 of 28 from the foul line and was 22-of-55 shooting from the field. Brandon Rosser and Alex Larsson each scored 11 points, Rosser grabbed eight rebounds and Chance Murray scored 10.
CSU Fullerton (15-10, 8-5) led 33-27 at halftime before the Titans went on a 13-5 run to start the second half and led the rest of the way after Menno Dijkstra's 3-pointer made it 40-38 with 13:10 left. Jackson Rowe tied it at 44 but the Titans took control from the line and made 9 of 10 in the final 82 seconds.
Kyle Allman led the Titans with 20 points, Rowe scored 17 with 11 rebounds and Khalil Ahmad scored 11.