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Late FTs lift UC Riverside by Northridge 63-61
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP)—Robert Smith scored 14 points and made two free throws with four seconds left to give UC Riverside a 63-61 victory against Cal State Northridge on Wednesday night.

Phil Martin had 14 points for the Highlanders (13-15, 6-8 Big West). BJ Shearry collected 12 rebounds, three blocks and two steals.

Each of the 11 players that saw action for the Matadors (7-19, 3-11) scored, but none reached double figures. Ari Feldman had nine points.

UC Riverside led 61-56 when Vinnie McGhee hit a 3-pointer for Northridge with 1:32 remaining, and Josh Greene’s layup with 20 seconds left tied the score. The Highlanders took possession and bled the clock until Smith drew a foul by McGhee.

Kevin Bradshaw had 10 rebounds for UC Riverside.

The Matadors shot 34.3 percent (23 of 67) from the floor.

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 UC Riverside
Robert Smith Robert Smith
5-7,  14 Pts
2 Rebs, 5 Assists
 CSU Northridge
Stephen Maxwell Stephen Maxwell
3-7,  8 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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