NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Lamine Diane sank a pair of free throws in the final seconds to put CSU Northridge past UC Riverside 61-59 on Saturday night.
The game was tied 59-all when Diane drew a foul and went to the line with four seconds left. He drained both free throws, giving the Matadors (10-15, 5-4 Big West Conference) the edge. UCR's Khyber Kabellis missed a 3-pointer at the other end as time expired.
The Matadors improve to 2-0 against the Highlanders on the season. Cal State Northridge defeated UC Riverside 80-68 on Jan. 16. Cal State Northridge plays Cal Poly at home on Thursday. UC Riverside faces UC Irvine at home on Wednesday.
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