BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Jarkel Joiner scored 22 points for Cal State Bakersfield and the Roadrunners closed on a 17-3 run to beat Chicago State 86-73 on Saturday night.
Chicago State led 70-69 with about three minutes left. Joiner scored five points and Justin Edler-Davis made two 3-pointers during the closing stretch.
CSU Bakersfield (13-6, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) has won five of its last six games. Chicago State (3-16, 0-4) has lost eight straight.
Anthony Harris scored 21 points to lead Chicago State. Travon Bell added 16 points, Christian Jacob had 14 points and Cameron Bowles 13. The Cougars missed 3 of 4 from long range and committed three turnovers during the Roadrunners decisive run.
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