Dec 5, 2015 2:55 AM by Ross Field
Chico State 74, San Francisco State 67
The Chico State men's basketball team scored a thrilling CCAA Conference opener by out-scoring the Gators 23-7 over the final 8 minutes to win 74-67 Friday night in San Francisco. Isaiah Ellis, one of five Wildcats to hit double-digits in points, led the way with 14.
Corey Silverstrom and Robert Duncan each added 13 points for Chico State (6-1).
Chico State 47, San Francisco State 49
The conference opener did not go as well for the Wildcat women as the Gators went on a 7-0 run in the final 1:37 to get the victory.
Whitney Branham and McKena Barker each tallied double-doubles for Chico State (4-1).
Branham scored 11 points with 11 rebounds, while Barker poured in 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Wildcats will be back in action on Saturday at Cal State East Bay.