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Moore dunks, Stith perfect as CSUB smokes UTRGV

CS Bakersfield Gonzaga Basketball
Posted at 8:19 AM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 22:04:19-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Shawn Stith scored 21 points with a perfect night shooting and Cal State Bakersfield clobbered UT Rio Grande Valley 79-59 on Thursday.

Stith made all six of his field goals and all nine foul shots. Taze Moore scored 18, Demonte Buckingham 15 and Czar Perry 12 for Cal State Bakersfield.

Lesley Varner II led the Vaqueros with 18 points, Javon Levi scored 15 and Chris Freeman 11.

The Roadrunners (12-17, 6-8 Western Athletic Conference) sprinted to a 21-5 lead featuring three dunks by Moore and another from Perry. Moore had four dunks in an eight-minute span of the first half and the Roadrunners led 44-22 at intermission. UT Rio Grande Valley (12-16, 7-7) never got got closer than 50-37 in the second half when Freeman made a layup with 13:26 remaining.