February 13, 2010

Matadors Complete Season Sweep over Cal State Fullerton with 72-64 Win

Feb. 13, 2010

Final Stats

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. - Jasmine Erving scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (4-18, 2-9 BWC) to a 72-64 victory over Cal State Fullerton Saturday at Titan Gym. The Matadors shot a season-high 50 percent from the field to complete the season sweep over the Titans and jump right back into the race for the Big West Tournament.

Erving finished 9-of-15 from the field and 9-of-11 from the free throw line en route to her fifth career double-double. The nine field goals tied a season high while the nine free throws set a new career high.

Analee Viena-Lota also had a big game for CSUN, finishing with 16 points and six rebounds. She was 6-of-8 from the field and hit both of her free throws and 3-pointers. She added an assist and a steal in 37 minutes of action.

Katrina Thompson tied a career high with seven assists and Neeta SreeKanth added seven points and three rebounds off the bench for the Matadors. Anna Simmons, making her second start of the season, scored a season-high eight points and also had a season-high six rebounds and five free throws.

CSUN limited the Titans to 36.1 percent shooting from the field (22-of-61) and 21.7 percent from 3-point range (5-of-23). Northridge also won the battle on the boards, out-rebounding Fullerton 36-31.

Jasmine Scott led the Titans with 23 points and seven rebounds.

The victory moves CSUN back into a tie with Pacific for the eighth spot in the Big West Tournament. The two teams will meet on Mar. 6, the final day of the regular season, with the final spot in Anaheim likely up for grabs.

Northridge returns to the hardwood Tuesday for a non-conference game at The University of Arizona. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. MT.

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