Austin leads UC Riverside past La Verne 87-71Nov 20, 2009 - 6:14 AM RIVERSIDE, Calif.(AP) -- Kyle Austin scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to pace UC Riverside past La Verne 87-71 Thursday night.
Larry Gurganious contributed 21 points, and Konner Veteto and Sean Cunningham had 14 apiece for the Highlanders (1-2).
John Leggett led La Verne (0-2) with 21 points and seven rebounds. Trevor Woodland scored 20, including six 3-pointers.
UC Riverside outshot the Leopards 46.3 percent to 38.3 and outrebounded them 43-30.
The Highlanders ran their winning streak against the Leopards to nine straight and hold a 20-14 series edge.
La Verne was coming off an 82-54 loss at UC Irvine.
- Highlanders and Aztecs mix it up in non-conference action Dec 22
- No. 25 Utah hammers UC Riverside Nov 21
- Utes seek turnaround against visiting Highlanders Nov 21
- No. 20 UNLV routs La Verne Dec 14
- No. 20 UNLV takes on La Verne Dec 13
- Long Beach State squeezes past UC Riverside 76-74 Mar 6
- UC Davis runs away from UC Riverside 66-43 Feb 28
- Austin lifts Riverside to 62-53 win over Pacific Feb 26
- UC Riverside slips past Youngstown State 62-60 Feb 20
- UC Riverside defeats UC Irvine, 74-57 Feb 18
- Cal Poly gets by UC Riverside in double OT, 87-84 Feb 14
- UC Riverside rolls past Cal State-Fullerton 76-59 Feb 6