Posted February 19, 2012 on
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Isiah Umipig scored 24 points, one of four Cal State Fullerton players in double figures, in an 80-66 triumph over Montana State on Saturday night.
Cal State Fullerton (18-7) scored eight 3-point field goals, four by Umipig, in the BracketBusters game. Umipig made all four of his free-throw attempts, and his team was perfect from the line at 12 of 12.
The other double-figure scorers for the Titans were Orane Chin (14) and Kwame Vaughn and Sedric Martin (13 each). Vaughn also had five assists.
Shawn Reid led Montana State (11-15) with 20 points, including four 3-pointers. Tre Johnson scored 14 points and Mohamed Fall 10. Rod Singleton had six assists.
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