Loyola Marymount beats CSU Northridge 74-57
LOS ANGELES (AP) James Batemon made a career-high four 3-pointers and scored 25, Eli Scott added 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Loyola Marymount beat CSU Northridge 74-57 on Saturday night.
The Lions (5-4) made 53.7 percent (29 of 54) of their shots from the field and led the entire way from opening the game with a 9-2 run. Northridge (1-8) cut the deficit to 18-17 later in the period, but Loyola Marymount responded to make it 38-23 by halftime.
The Matadors got the deficit down to seven early in the second half before the Lions pushed the lead into double digits for good at 50-39.
The Matadors lost their eighth straight but were playing just their second home game since their season opening win.
Updated December 10, 2017