Long Beach State vs. UC Riverside: Recap and Stats

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Long Beach State vs. UC Riverside: Recap and Stats
Long Beach State 91
(9-8, 4-6 away)
UC Riverside 82
(4-13, 3-4 home)
Venue: UC Riverside Student Recreation Center
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Long Beach State 34 41 91
UC Riverside 34 41 82
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Long Beach State J Ennis 16 J Ennis 6 M Caffey 4
UC Riverside C Patton 11 J Fox 6 R Smith 2

Long Beach State squared off with UC Riverside on Thursday, January 17th and got a road victory against the Highlanders 91-82 in overtime. James Ennis played brilliantly for the 49ers and put up 17 points plus seven rebounds (5 Ast 5 Stl). Keala King also had a good game, scoring a season-high 18 points and adding six rebounds. For the Highlanders, Chris Patton finished with a season-high 21 points and seven rebounds. Long Beach State (9-8, 5-1 Big West) gets Cal State Fullerton (10-7, 3-2 Big West) on the road on Saturday, January 19th.

Long Beach State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 1st OT with 0:13 left to go.
  • Long Beach State started 9-8 during the 2010, 2005, and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over UC Riverside extended the Long Beach State winning streak to 4 games.
  • LBSU beat the spread by 2.0 points. That makes the 5th time this season the 49ers have beaten the spread.
  • Long Beach State has played in 1 overtime game this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the 49ers have played in 16 overtime games with a record of 6-10.
  • The 49ers have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Long Beach State has won 24 close games.
  • LBSU has won 78% of the time this season (7-2) when opponents record 2 or fewer blocks.
  • This season Long Beach State has won 73% of the time (8-3) when Michael Caffey has 13 points or more and 71% of the time (5-2) when James Ennis has 4 free throws made or more.
  • The 49ers set season highs for assists, field goals made, and total points.
  • The last time LBSU recorded at least 91 total points was Feb 10, 2011 against UC Davis.
  • The 49ers have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 4 games.
  • Long Beach State has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two rebounders (James Ennis and Keala King) accounted for 40.6% of the rebounds.
  • James Ennis has led the team in rebounding in 8 out of 17 games this season.
  • James Ennis has 17 straight double-digit point games.
  • Michael Caffey has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Dan Jennings.

UC Riverside Game Notes

  • UC Riverside lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Highlanders have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, UC Riverside has lost 20 close games.
  • This loss extended the Highlanders losing streak to 3 games.
  • Austin Quick recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 4 and assists with 7.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Patton and Chris Harriel) accounted for 43.9% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Josh Fox and Chris Patton) accounted for 41.1% of the rebounds.
  • Chris Patton has led the team in scoring 8 times in 17 games this season.
  • Josh Fox has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 17 games this season.
  • Austin Quick set a career high with 7 assists.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Chris Patton's career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Chris Patton.
LBSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+James Ennis381775502
AKeala King301863104
AMichael Caffey341337002
ATony Freeland211510311
BKyle Richardson19622010
BDan Jennings20631000
B-Deng Deng17431110
C+P. Pappageorge29611000
CKris Gulley12610001
-Nick Shepherd5010000
UCR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChris Patton302173002
ATaylor Johns271462010
BChris Harriel321521110
BJosh Fox37773002
BTre Owens19911000
B-Austin Quick351227008
CSteven Jones19214102
CTajai Johnson10212001
C-Lucas Devenny16050001

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