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Final

Long Beach St 69

(2-3, 1-2 away)

Fresno State 61

(3-2, 1-1 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 25, 2012

    Save Mart Center, Fresno, California

    1 2 T
    LBSU 37 3269
    FRES 34 2761

    Top Performers

    Long Beach St: P. Pappageorge 23 Pts, 3 Reb

    Fresno St: J. Brown 9 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Long Beach St. 69, Fresno St. 61

    Associated Press

    FRESNO, Calif. -- Peter Pappageorge scored a career-high 23 points to lead Long Beach State to a 69-61 win over Fresno State on Saturday.

    Pappageorge hit four 3-pointers and was 7 of 7 from the line, as he set a career high in a second consecutive game.

    But Fresno State was hot first, taking a 14-6 lead on a dunk by Tyler Johnson, who would score 10 points.

    At halftime, Pappageorge had scored 17 points and the 49ers were up 37-34.

    Fresno State kept knocking. With just over a minute in the game, they cut the lead to five. But James Ennis tipped in a free throw miss and Pappageorge would make four free throws to secure the win.

    Mike Caffey scored 13 points for the 49ers (2-3). Ennis had 11 points, nine rebounds. Dan Jennings added 10.

    Allen Huddleston led the Bulldogs (3-2) with 13 points. Kevin Foster had 11 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LBSU
    FRES
    Points 69 61
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 22-57 (.386)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 6-22 (.273)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 11-19 (.579)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 2

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    » Nov 25, 2012 LBSU 69, @FRES 61Recap
    Dec 3, 2012 FRES 64, @LBSU 59Recap