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COLLEGE ROUNDUP : Titans Rally Past Pacific in Women’s Basketball

Cal State Fullerton scored the final eight points of the game and beat Pacific, 68-61, in a Big West Conference women’s basketball game Sunday at Fullerton.

Fullerton went ahead, 62-61, on a driving basket by Marissa Frial with 2 minutes 38 seconds left. Frail made two free throws and Shayla Bradshaw made a basket and two free throws for Fullerton’s final six points.

Bradshaw led Fullerton with 19 points and Koko Lahanas added 17, all in the second half, for the Titans. Lahanas, who was averaging 27 points a game, missed about 14 minutes of the first half because of foul trouble.

Bradshaw made seven of eight free throws and Lahanas made five of six and the Titans made 14 of 17.

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Lainie Bebber had 18 points for Pacific (11-7, 4-3), which led, 39-32, with 14:05 left.

In another Big West Conference women’s game:

UC Santa Barbara 80, Long Beach State 69--Visiting UC Santa Barbara made 10 of 12 free throws in the final two minutes to stay ahead of Long Beach State, which had its five-game winning streak stopped.

Erin Alexander had 22 points for UC Santa Barbara (8-5, 4-2). The Gauchos led at the half, 33-32, and outscored the 49ers, 25-14, in the first 10 minutes of the second half to open a 58-46 advantage.

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Melissa Gower scored 21 points and had 14 rebounds for Long Beach and Sara Davis, a Tustin High graduate, had 11 steals, seven points and seven rebounds before hurting her ankle and leaving the game with 5:14 left.

Each team had two players foul out. UC Santa Barbara made 26 of 40 free throws; Long Beach made 15 of 31.

It was the 100th game for Long Beach Coach Glenn McDonald who has a record of 49-51.

In nonconference men’s tennis:

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Minnesota 5, UC Irvine 4--Host UC Irvine (2-2) pulled one upset in doubles but lost the other two matches and the contest.

The Anteaters’ unranked team of Chris Tontz and Fredrik Bach beat 10th-ranked Lars Hjarrand and Eric Donley, 9-8. Also, Tontz and Bach each won in singles.

In the Cal State Los Angeles tennis tournament:

Southern California College pair win title--Quynh Le and Wendy Andel of SCC won the women’s doubles title with a 7-6, 6-2 victory in the final.

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In nonconference men’s volleyball:

UC Irvine 3, Princeton 0--Senior Leland Quinn had 23 kills as the Anteaters won, 15-12, 16-14, 15-7, in the season-opener for both teams. John Arata added 14 kills and Evan Alexander added 10.


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