It seems like they tangle about every week now and Humboldt State versus Chico State was spotlighted on the marquee again tonight in Bellingham, Washington as the two teams paired up as the #4 and #5 seeds respectively in the NCAA Division II West Region Championships.
It was 28-27 Chico after the initial 20 minutes and the Wildcats added six more points to the lead in the second half. Indicating the closeness of the evenly matched teams, CSU shot 50% overall to Humboldt's 49%.
Jay Flores led the winners with 18 points plus six assists, Amir Carraway and Jordan Semple each totaled 14 points and Jordan Barton scored 11.
For the Lumberjacks, Randy Hunter post a 16/12 double-double and Brandon Sperling went for 15 and nine.