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Cal State Fullerton Defeats UC Riverside 77-64

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – Isiah Umipig, Orane Chin and Omondi Amoke scored 18 points each as Cal State Fullerton defeated UC Riverside 77-64 Wednesday night.

Amoke also had 14 rebounds for the Titans (17-7, 9-3 Big West), who have won four straight and seven of their last eight games. Umipig added five assists and four steals.

Riverside (11-15, 5-8) got 11 points each from Kareem Nitoto and Phil Martin, and 10 apiece from Robert Smith and TJ Burke. The Highlanders have lost seven of eight, beginning with a 72-61 loss to Fullerton on Jan. 18.

Umipig hit a 3-pointer with 13:23 left in the first half to cap a 12-0 run that put the Titans ahead 18-5. Fullerton led 44-31 at halftime, then opened the second half with eight straight points on a three-point play by Amoke, and a layup and 3-pointer from Chin.

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