LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Tony Freeland scored 14 points and Long Beach State routed UC Riverside 75-35 on Saturday.
Eleven players scored for the Big West-leading 49ers (16-9, 12-2 Big West), who led 31-19 at halftime and opened it up early in the second half. They closed the game with a 28-5 run and made 53 percent of their shots from the field.
Taylor Johns led the Highlanders (5-20, 2-11) with 10 points. Riverside shot 24 percent from the field and has lost seven in a row.
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