UC Riverside Beats San Jose State 53-52

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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
the Highlanders.

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.