Long Beach St. tops UC Riverside 70-57

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Deishuan Booker and Edon Maxhuni scored 21 points apiece as Long Beach State beat UC Riverside 70-57 on Wednesday night.

Booker made 4 of 6 3-pointers.

Temidayo Yussuf had 11 rebounds for Long Beach State (14-18, 8-8 Big West Conference), which earned its fifth straight win.

DJ McDonald had 12 points for the Highlanders (9-22, 3-12), whose losing streak reached five games. Menno Dijkstra added 10 points.

The 49ers improve to 2-0 against the Highlanders on the season. Long Beach State defeated UC Riverside 71-67 on Feb. 23. UC Riverside finishes out the regular season against UC Davis on the road on Saturday.


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