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Long Beach State ends 5-game slide with 55-53 win

Jan 10, 2010 - 3:41 AM LONG BEACH, Calif.(AP) -- Casper Ware scored 17 points and Long Beach State rallied in the second half to defeat UC Irvine 55-53 Saturday night.

T.J. Robinson added 11 points for the 49ers (7-9, 1-2 Big West), who ended a five-game losing streak.

Eric Wise had a team-high 12 points for the Anteaters (8-8, 2-2).

Ware scored 12 of his points after halftime and hit the game-winning shot with 1:34 to play, breaking a 53-all tie.

UC Irvine led 25-21 at halftime but made only 9-of-26 shots (34.6 percent) in the second half.

Long Beach State was 14 of 29 (48.3 percent) from the field after intermission.

Neither team led by more than seven points.








  • NCAA BB
    UC IRVINE 53
    LONG BEACH ST 55 FINAL

    Jan 9 9:30 PM
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    UC Irvine 53, Long Beach State 55  2nd - 0:50Jan 9 9:18 PM


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    UC IRVINE 25
    LONG BEACH ST 21 HALFTIME

    Jan 9 8:16 PM