Recap: Long Beach State vs. Cal State Fullerton
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Caffey scored 14 points to lead four players in double figures as the Long Beach State 49ers took down the Cal State Fullerton Titans 66-56 in the quarterfinals of the Big West Conference Tournament at the Honda Center.
Tyler Lamb added 13 points for the third-seeded 49ers (15-16), who will now face fifth-seeded Cal State Northridge in the semifinals. Travis Hammonds chipped in 12 points and AJ Spencer had 10.
Alex Harris finished with a game-high 17 points, Michael Williams chipped in 10 on just 3-of-17 shooting and Marquis Horne cleared 10 boards for the sixth- seeded Titans (11-20).
In the first half Long Beach State connected on 44 percent from the floor and held Cal State Fullerton to 26.7 percent shooting. The 49ers led 29-25 at the break.
Long Beach State built on its lead in the second half when it shot 52.6 percent from the field. The Titans did nail six 3-pointers in the frame, but were outscored 13-1 at the free-throw line.
Cal State Fullerton lost despite a 27-18 scoring edge from beyond the arc.Game Notes