Scores

Final

Pepperdine 75

(0-1, 0-1 away)

CS Northridge 81

(1-0, 1-0 home)

10:30 PM ET, November 9, 2012

Matadome, Northridge, California

1 2 T
PEPP 38 3775
CSN 33 4881

Top Performers

Pepperdine: J. Baker 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

Cal State Northridge: D. Johnson 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

CS Northridge 81, Pepperdine 75

Associated Press

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Donovan Johnson scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, and Cal State Northridge overcame a 13-point deficit with 13 minutes left for an 81-75 victory in both teams' season opener on Friday night.

Josh Greene was cool under fire for Cal State Northridge, converting six free throws in the final 3 1/2 minutes. He finished with 16 points, and Stephen Maxwell added 15.

A layup by Brandon Perry put Cal State Northridge up 64-63 with 5:06 left in the game and the team did not trail after that.

Jordan Baker scored 21 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Pepperdine. Lorne Jackson scored 16 points.

Cal State Northridge had a 20-4 scoring advantage off the bench.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PEPP
CSN
Points 75 81
FG Made-Attempted 25-57 (.439) 25-58 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 9-26 (.346) 6-16 (.375)
FT Made-Attempted 16-26 (.615) 25-27 (.926)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 9

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