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Cal State-Northridge holds on for 78-72 victory

Jan 17, 2010 - 4:58 AM FULLERTON, Calif.(AP) -- Lenny Daniel finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds and Kenny Daniels added 17 points as Cal State-Northridge held off Cal State-Fullerton 78-72 Saturday night.

Rashaun McLemore added 11 points for the Matadors (7-10, 2-3 Big West).

Devon Peltier led the Titans (8-8, 3-2) with 23 points.

Northridge led 37-25 at intermission and stretched its lead to 17 with 15:50 to play in the second half, but Fullerton wouldn't go away.

The Titans shot 50 percent after halftime but hurt themselves at the free-throw line where they were just 9 of 18 in the second half. Fullerton finished the game 18 of 30 from the line.

The Matadors were 25 of 31 at the line and outscored the Titans 30-18 in the paint.