The Matadors Fall to the Bruins

Dec. 7, 2008

Final Stats

LOS ANGELES, Cali. (AP) - Josh Shipp scored 11 of his 14 points in the first half and No. 12 UCLA defeated Cal State Northridge 85-67 Sunday night.

Freshman Jrue Holiday added 14 points, five rebounds and four assists, and Darren Collison had 14 points and six assists for the Bruins (5-2), who were coming off a four-point loss at No. 8 Texas on Thursday in which they shot 39 percent.

UCLA shot 58 percent in a sloppy game that featured a combined 42 turnovers for the two teams.

Tremaine Townsend scored a career-high 23 points for the Matadors (1-6). Kenny Daniels had 13 points and six rebounds.

The Matadors closed the half with a 12-4 spurt to trail 41-27 at the break.

Northridge's only run of the half, a 9-2 spurt, got the Matadors within 15 points with 13 minutes remaining.

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