first_img Antelope Valley 76, Santa Ana 75: Ade’ Dagunduro hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds remaining as the ninth-seeded Marauders (29-6) advanced to the Community College state championships with the victory over Santa Ana (25-9). Dagunduro had a game-high 24 points, along with nine rebounds and six assists. AVC will go into the state finals next week as the No. 3 seed from the South Region. – Jaime Cardenas WOMEN’S By virtue of Pacific’s loss at Cal Poly, CSUN will be the No. 6 seed in the Big West tournament and will take on Pacific on Wednesday at the Anaheim Convention Center. Chitwood, who had four points in the first half, scored 17 in the second half to held spur a Matadors comeback. CSUN cut a 16-point deficit to eight, 59-51, with 6:50remaining, but UCSB went on a 7-2 run over the next three minutes to build the lead back to 13 points with 3:14 left. BASKETBALL USC 81, Washington 77: Shay Murphy made all six of her free throws in the final minute and scored 14 points to lead the Trojans (17-12) past the Huskies (18-12) in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 tournament at San Jose. Jamie Funn scored 13points, including a crucial jumper after making a key block in the final two minutes, for No. 5 seed USC, which will play top-seeded Stanford in today’s semifinals. No. 9 Arizona St. 74, UCLA 64: Emily Westerberg scored five straight points during a key second-half stretch to finish with 13 points, leading the Sun Devils (27-3) past the Bruins (14-18) in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 tournament at San Jose. Noelle Quinn scored 25points and had six assists, Chinyere Ibekwe had 16points and seven rebounds and Lindsey Pluimer had 12points for UCLA. UCSB 90, CSUN 79: Ofa Tulikihihifo had a game-high 23 points and LaJoyce King had 16 points and 14 assists, but but the Matadors (13-15, 9-5) fell to the visiting Gauchos (17-12, 10-4) and failed to earn the No. 2 seed for the Big West Conference tournament and a bye to the semifinals. CSUN will instead play in the quarterfinals Thursday at the Anaheim Convention Center. LMU 64, Pepperdine 61 (OT): The Waves went (14-17) made just one field goal in overtime in the season-ending loss to Loyola Marymount (19-11) West Coast Conference tournament semifinals at Portland, Ore. Teisoha George and Daphanie Kennedy each scored 14 points to lead Pepperdine. BASEBALL USC 4, Georgia 2: J.J.Owen’s two-run, two-out single in the sixth inning snapped a 2-2 tie as the visiting Trojans (12-7) defeated the Bulldogs (4-6) for the second day in a row. Pepperdine 3, W. Carolina 1: Donald Brown’s two-run home run to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning broke a 1-1 tie and sparked the Waves (12-4) to the win over Western Carolina (6-3) in the Keith LeClair Classic in Greenville, N.C. CSUN 8, Texas Tech 3: Jorge Andrade Jr. hit his first home run of the season, a two-run blast and Kris Kasarjian added three hits as the visiting Matadors (11-8) defeated the Red Raiders (11-5). 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Junior Calvin Chitwood scored a team-high 21 points and Thomas Shewmake added 14, but Cal State Northridge’s second-half comeback came up short as UC Santa Barbara defeated the visiting Matadors 75-59 Saturday. With the win, the Gauchos improve to 18-10 overall and 9-5 in the Big West. The Matadors close the regular season at 14-16 overall and 5-9 in conference play. last_img

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