FULLERTON, Calif. – Michael Williams scored 28 points as Cal State Fullerton defeated Long Beach State 84-76 on Saturday night.
Alex Harris had 22 points and five assists for the Titans (11-17, 6-8 Big West Conference). Marquis Horne added 18 points and four rebounds.
Cal State Fullerton hit 56.4 percent from the field overall and 48.4 percent from the line.
Long Beach State led 38-35 at the break but SC Fullerton went 19-10 to start the second half and lead 54-48 with 14:25 remaining. A 12-3 run midway extended the Titans' lead to 15 points, 74-59, with 6:40 left. From there, the 49ers did not recover, despite a jumper by A.J. Spencer and a layup by Michael Caffey in the final 30 seconds.
LBSU committed 16 turnovers during the contest but outrebounded the Titans 45-27. Caffey led the 49ers (13-15, 9-5) with 22 points. Dan Jennings and Tyler Lamb added 13 points apiece.