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Greene leads CS Northridge past UC Irvine 70-61
CS NORTHRIDGE 70, UC IRVINE 61
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Josh Greene scored 21 points and Cal State
Northridge continued its recent surge with a 70-61 victory over
UC Irvine on Thursday night.
The Matadors (13-11, 4-8 Big West) have won three straight games
since losing leading scorer Stephan Hicks to a knee injury, and
have won four of their past five.
Trevone Williams added 14 points for Northridge, Stephen Maxwell
had 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Donovan Johnson also scored
Irvine (12-12, 6-5) got 15 points from Daman Starring, 12 from
Chris McNealy and 10 from Alex Young.
The Matadors, who trailed by 15 in the first half, rallied
behind Greene after the break. He hit back-to-back 3-pointers to
give Irvine its first lead of the game, 47-46, with 11:31
remaining. With 2 minutes to go and the game tied at 57, Greene
hit back-to-back 3s again and followed that by making 3 of 4
free throws to put the Matadors ahead 66-58 with 27 seconds
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