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Fullerton Hopes to Get Its Streak Started Again

Cal State Fullerton men’s basketball team plays host to the University of New Orleans tonight in a nonconference game at 7:30.

Until last week, these were teams headed in opposite directions.

The Titans (5-2) had won four consecutive games before losing to Weber State, 88-77, Thursday. New Orleans (3-3) had lost three straight before defeating Oklahoma State, 55-54, Thursday.

Fullerton will have a distinct height advantage as New Orleans starts only one player taller than 6 feet 4 inches. Fullerton starts Cedric Ceballos (6-7), Derek Jones (6-7) and either John Sykes (6-8) or David Moody (6-8) on the front line.

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Ceballos is the Titans’ leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 25.0 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Jones is second at 14.6 points and 7.4 rebounds.

New Orleans is led by 6-4 center William Moore, who is averaging 13.7 points a game. Forward Willie Richardson, who is 6-3, is the team’s leading rebounder, averaging 6.8 per game.


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