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Sacramento State holds off UC Davis, 59-57

Dec 3, 2009 - 5:12 AM DAVIS, Calif.(AP) -- Freshman John Dickson had 14 points, three rebounds and two steals to lead Sacramento State to a 59-57 victory over UC Davis on Wednesday night.

Sultan Toles-Bey had 13 points and Duro Bjegovic added 10 for the Hornets (3-4).

Mark Payne had 21 points and Joe Harden added 11 points for the Aggies (3-3).

Bjegovic scored five significant points during a 10-0 run to give the Hornets a 29-19 lead in the first half. The Hornets had seven steals, four blocked shots, and shot 57 percent from the floor to lead 35-27 at the half.

The Aggies powered back to take a 43-42 lead on a basket by Payne with 14 minutes remaining. After Dickson's three-point play broke a 46-46 tie, the Hornets led the rest of the way.