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UC Riverside holds off San Jose State 66-64
Friday, Dec 23, 2011

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP)—Kevin Bradshaw had 16 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night and UC Riverside held on to beat San Jose State 66-64.

Kareem Nitoto scored 14 points and Phil Martin added 13 points for the Highlanders (5-7).

UC Riverside led by 12 with 6:23 to play, but the Spartans (4-8) pulled even at 56-56 with 3:55 left. It was a one-point game with 8 seconds to play, and Daymond Cowlah made 1 of 2 free throws for the Highlanders. James Kinney had a chance to win it for San Jose State, but missed a 3-pointer.

Keith Shamburger led the Spartans with 24 points, going 10 for 11 from the free-throw line, and Kinney added 18 points. Riverside owned a 39-28 rebounding advantage and outscored the Spartans 32-16 in the paint.

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 Top Performers
 San Jose St.
Keith Shamburger Keith Shamburger
6-16,  24 Pts
1 Rebs, 4 Assists
 UC Riverside
Kevin Bradshaw Kevin Bradshaw
7-11,  16 Pts
10 Rebs, 1 Assists

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