UCLA Folds In Double-Overtime Against CS Fullerton
By Bruin Basketball Report
Aaron Thompson scored a career-high 22 points and Cal State Fullerton upset UCLA 68-65 in double overtime Monday night, snapping a nine-game losing streak against the Bruins.
Gerard Anderson added 14 points and Jacques Streeter 11 for the Titans (1-1), who blew a 10-point lead in the second half but rallied to outscore UCLA 8-5 in the second overtime.
Michael Roll and Malcolm Lee scored 17 points each for the Bruins (0-1), who lost a season opener for the first time since coach Steve Lavin’s final season in 2002-03, when San Diego won in overtime.
The Titans were 0-9 against UCLA, all at Pauley Pavilion, which drew 6,145 for a game that began at 9 p.m. PST. It was the start of ESPN televising 24 consecutive hours of college basketball games around the country.