Kyle Austin and Javon Borum scored 15 points apiece, and UC Riverside held off San Jose State 53-52 on Saturday night despite going scoreless in the final five minutes.
Jesse LoBue had 10 points and seven rebounds for the Highlanders
(15-10), who missed two field goal attempts and two free throws
while committing four turnovers in the final 5:05 after Kyle
Austin's basket put them ahead 53-46.
C.J. Webster scored four of San Jose State's six points down the
stretch, but Adrian Oliver missed a jumper with 2 seconds left,
capping a 2-for-10 shooting night for the Spartans' (11-14) leading
scorer. Oliver, who averages 19.5 points, managed just five against
Webster led San Jose State with 15 points in a reserve role, and
Robert Owens had 11 in the Spartans' final nonconference game of
the season. San Jose State has lost four of five.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.