SAN BERNARDINO — Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball coach Larry Reynolds picked up another victory at Coussoulis Arena. This one was special it was the Warriors' first against San Bernardino in 15 meetings.
Once the coach of the Coyotes, Reynolds led Stanislaus to a 76-60 victory on Friday, upsetting No. 15 San Bernardino, 76-60.
Reynolds coached at CSUSB from 1997 to 2002 where he went 110-35 with three California Collegiate Athletic Association titles.
The Warriors, who started the conference schedule 0-5 at home, have won two CCAA games on the road. They are in a stretch of the schedule where they have to play eight out of 10 games on the road.
Marcus Walters continued his hot streak with 26 points on 9 of 13 shooting to lead Stanislaus (5-6, 2-5 CCAA), which snapped a three-game skid. Walters, who also made four 3-pointers, has scored 66 points in the last three games.
Nick Hodge posted career highs with 18 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double. Ray Mitchell scored 14 and West Bartole also grabbed 11 rebounds to contribute.
COSUMNES RIVER 76, MJC MEN 69, at Sacramento Despite the loss, something worked much better for Modesto. Coach Paul Brogan said the Pirates played much better than in their previous two games. He didn't have to substitute players as much trying to spur the offense.
"I wanted them to do in a game what they were coached to do in practice," Brogan said. "It was a solid game for us. They played hard and played together."
Tashawn Mabry led Modesto with 18 points and Mike Hill chipped in 12. Cosumnes River made all six of its free throws in the final 35 seconds to seal the game.
CSUSB 66, CSUS 42, at San Bernardino Lauren Godde and Briana Cotton each scored 10 points for Stanislaus (2-10, 1-6 CCAA). Erin Godde grabbed a team-best seven rebounds.
Cal State San Bernardino outscored the Warriors 34-20 in the second half and outrebounded Stanislaus 47-29 in the game.
Stanislaus has not won at Coussoulis Arena, home of the Coyotes (6-5, 4-3 CCAA) since 2004.
MJC 62, COSUMNES RIVER 54, at Sacramento The Pirates won their fourth game in a row, leading Cosumnes River the entire game. Modesto (13-3, 2-0 Big 8) avenged a 74-58 loss from November to the Hawks (10-5, 0-2 Big 8).
An injury to starting guard Biona Fontenot spoiled the celebratory mood. She left in the first half with a reported Achilles injury.
"This was a true team effort," coach Mike Girardi said. "Some of our reserves stepped in and played quality minutes when our starters were hurt."
Lexy Posz and Jode Johnson each scored 13 points for the Pirates. Camille Roberts scored 10 points and Jamie Beck blocked 11 shots.