SAN DIEGO -- — Francis Nwaokorie had a season-high 23 points to lead five players in double figures and help UC San Diego fend off Cal State Fullerton 81-76 on Saturday.
Toni Rocak added 20 points for the Tritons (12-15).
The Tritons evened the season series against the Titans. Cal State Fullerton defeated UC San Diego 83-80 on Jan. 22.
UC San Diego is in a four-year transition period and will become a full member of the Big West Conference on July 1, 2024.
Drama in Kentucky? Stoops responds to Calipari's 'basketball school' comments
Wildcats football coach Mark Stoops takes exception to remarks by John Calipari that Kentucky is a basketball school.
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A passionate Mark Stoops defended the Kentucky football program on Saturday after comments earlier in the week from basketball coach John Calipari in which he called the university a "basketball school."
College basketball's NIT moving out of New York; future stops in Las Vegas, Indianapolis
The NIT semifinals and final, which have been played annually at Madison Square Garden for all but one time since 1938, will be leaving New York City and will be held in Las Vegas in 2023 and Indianapolis in 2024.