Chico State knocks off 9th-ranked Seattle Pacific, 73-70

Dec 1, 2013 7:51 PM

Giordano Estrada, a senior transfer from Sacramento State, led a late Chico State surge to help the Wildcats beat 9th-ranked Seattle Pacific, 73-70, in the finale of the 54th annual Mac Martin Invitational.

Estrada poured in 10 straight points to turn a three-point deficit into a seven-point lead with 1:27 to play and the 'Cats held on for the victory.

Estrada, named the Mac Martin Invitational's Most Valuable Player, finished with a game-high 19 points, including 5-of-9 from beyond the arc.

Jordan Semple added 14 points and a couple blocked shots. Rashad Parker finished with 12 points, Sean Park scored 11 to go along with a game-high nine rebounds.

Chico State (4-1) is back in action next weekend for a pair of California Collegiate Athletic Association road matchups at San Francisco State (Friday) and Sonoma State (Saturday).


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