Travis Fulton scored 23 points and Ross Rivera added 21 off the bench, helping hot-shooting Pacific snap a seven-game losing streak with a 66-52 win Thursday night over Cal State-Northridge.
Michael Wilder scored a game-high 18 points, all on 3-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead UC Irvine to a 73-69 victory over Pacific on Thursday.
Phil Martin scored 24 points, including the game-winner with 1:38 left, to give UC Riverside a 60-58 victory over UC Davis on Thursday night.
Klay Thompson scored 25 points to lead Washington State over Long Beach State 85-74 Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.
UCLA is the only LA area team not playing as of 5pm on Friday that should be in the NCAA tournament.
Here is a look at the local schools still alive:
Kareem Nitoto’s three-point play with 14.7 seconds remaining in overtime lifted seventh-seeded UC Riverside to a 70-66 victory over No. 2 seed Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo in the first round of the Big West tournament on Thursday night.
Lenny Daniel scored 23 points to lead Cal State Northridge to a 68-60 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night.
er Ware scored 17 points and Long Beach State used a 27-9 first-half run to pull away from UC Riverside 68-55 Wednesday night.
James Nunnally scored 27 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds Wednesday night to lead UC Santa Barbara to an 86-71 victory over Cal State-Fullerton.