NCAA Game Summary - Cal State Fullerton at UC Riverside
(Saturday, February 9)
Final Score: Cal State Fullerton 79, UC Riverside 67
Riverside, CA (Sports Network) - Sammy Yeager matched a career-high with 30
points as the Cal State Fullerton Titans conquered a road test versus the UC
Riverside Highlanders, 79-67, in Big West Conference action at SRC Arena.
Sammy Yeager shot 11-of-17 from the field, including 6-of-11 from 3-point
range for Fullerton (12-11, 5-6 Big West), which halted a three-game losing
streak. D.J. Seeley was also stellar with 21 points, while Kwame Vaughn
chipped in 13 points and six assists for the Titans.
Also putting together a career-night was Chris Patton, who was nearly flawless
from the floor (14-of-16) on his way to 36 points for UCR (5-18, 2-9), which
has lost five in a row and eight of its last nine. Chris Harriel added 10
points, seven rebounds, and six assists for the home team.
UCR got the game started on the right foot, outshooting Fullerton from the
field in the first half, 57.1 percent to 32 percent, as it took a 40-29 lead
The Highlanders continued their hot shooting after the break (.500), but the
Titans were even better at 65.4 percent. The Titans got back in the game with
the help of a 20-5 run early in the second half, and they took the lead for
good on a Yeager 3-pointer with 9:20 remaining.
Despite UCR's impressive 54.2 percent field goal shooting night, it was only
4-of-15 from beyond the arc, while Fullerton shot 11-of-31 from 3-point