|Cal State Fullerton beats UNC Charlotte 92-84|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 30 November 2008 13:11|
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -Josh Akognon scored 26 points to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 92-84 overtime victory over UNC Charlotte in the seventh-place game of the 76 Classic on Sunday.
Marcio Lassiter added 13 points and Papa Guisse grabbed a career-best 11 rebounds for the Titans (3-4), who broke a three-game losing streak and made a season-high 12 shots from 3-point range.
DiJuan Harris and Ian Andersen each scored 15 points for the 49ers (1-6), who lost their sixth consecutive game and are off to their worst start since the 1984-85 season.
Aaron Thompson made a lay-in to give Fullerton a 77-75 lead with 3:17 left in overtime. Charlie Coley had a chance to tie the score but missed two free throws with 1:31 remaining.
Akognon then converted two free throws and Lassiter made a 3-point shot to extend the Titans' lead to 82-75 with 54.5 seconds left in overtime.
onds to play to tie the score.