BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Damiyne Durham scored 17 points and Matt Smith got his second double-double of the season to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 75-53 win over Texas-Rio Grande Valley on Saturday night.
Shon Briggs added 12 points and Jaylin Airington had 11 for Bakersfield, which has won six in a row. Durham got a trio of 3-pointers and was 7 of 12 from the field, while Smith finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Durham nailed a 3-pointer with 26 seconds left in the opening half to cap a 17-3 run that put Bakersfield (17-7, 8-1 Western Athletic Conference) up 40-24 at halftime. The Roadrunners, with sole possession of first place in the WAC, continued to pull away in the second half.
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