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Elkaz leads UC Riverside over Cal Lutheran 74-40

Dec. 7, 2019 12:51 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dragan Elkaz came off the bench to score 15 points and UC Riverside defeated Cal Lutheran 74-40 on Friday night. Zac Watson had 10 points for UC Riverside (7-3), which has won six consecutive home games. Angus McWilliam added 10 points and nine rebounds. Khyber Kabellis had eight...

Acquaah leads California Baptist past UC Riverside 79-67

Dec. 5, 2019 12:24 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Milan Acquaah scored 24 points with seven rebounds and six assists as California Baptist beat UC Riverside 79-67 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid. Ferron Flavors Jr. added 13 points and five rebounds for the Lancers (4-4) who ended UC Riverside’s four-game...

Marijuana cultivation warrants served in Southern California

Dec. 3, 2019 10:23 AM EST

ANZA, Calif. (AP) — Riverside County sheriff’s deputies have served seven search warrants at sites of alleged illegal marijuana cultivation. The department says 3,957 marijuana plants and 57 pounds (26 kilograms) of processed marijuana were seized in Monday’s operation in the rural Anza area,...

Police: Intoxicated man choked California officer

Nov. 30, 2019 12:47 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man allegedly choked a female police officer until she nearly passed out after she and other officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in Riverside. Riverside police say 41-year-old Salvador Mario Martinez was arrested Thursday on suspicion of...

Elkaz helps lead UC Riverside over SIU-Edwardsville 69-51

Nov. 29, 2019 8:31 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dragan Elkaz had 11 points off the bench to help UC Riverside to a 69-51 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in the College Hoops Roadshow on Friday. Khyber Kabellis had 11 points and six assists for UC Riverside (6-2), which won its fourth consecutive game. Zyon Pullin added...

Hagedorn scores 29, South Dakota holds off Calif. Baptist

Nov. 28, 2019 12:20 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Tyler Hagedorn hit 11 of 13 from the floor to total 29 points with 10 rebounds as South Dakota held off a California Baptist rally for an 84-83 victory on Wednesday night. The Coyotes had a comfortable lead, 50-32, at the break but had to mount their own rally to come back for the...

UC Riverside needs another run to pull away from Longwood

Nov. 27, 2019 12:15 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — George Willborn III scored 12 points with 12 rebounds and Dragan Elkaz scored 15 off the bench and UC Riverside beat Longwood 71-58 on Tuesday night. Dominick Pickett scored 14 and Callum McCrae scored 13 with nine rebounds for the Highlanders (5-2) which won their third straight...

Roberts lifts Georgia St. over California Baptist 69-60

Nov. 24, 2019 1:37 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Justin Roberts had 14 points, six rebounds and five steals as Georgia State defeated California Baptist 69-60 in the 2K Classic on Saturday night. Kane Williams also had 14 points for Georgia State (3-3). Corey Allen added 10 points and Damon Wilson had eight rebounds. De'jon Davis...

Andrus leads Prairie View past Cent. Arkansas 78-72 in OT

Nov. 23, 2019 11:37 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Gerard Andrus scored 28 points including a dunk with eight seconds remaining in regulation to even the score and send the game into overtime as Prairie View A&M beat Central Arkansas 78-72 at the 2K Empire Classic on Saturday night. In the extra period, Tamir Bynum made a...

UC Riverside puts away Denver 73-49 on strength of McCrae

Nov. 23, 2019 8:47 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Callum McCrae scored 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting with nine rebounds and Zyon Pullin scored 15 and UC Riverside beat Denver 73-49 on Saturday. Alperen Kurnaz made a 3-pointer to give Denver a 7-4 lead with 17:22 before halftime. Dominick Pickett countered with back-to-back 3s and...