Starting with basketball, Bakersfield opened the men’s basketball season with an exhibition Saturday night defeating Occidental College 104-63 behind 14 points from Issiah Grayson. The ‘Runners never trailed after the 10 minute mark of the first half and closed the half on a 35-10 run.
It was a nice unofficial start for the team, they open for real Friday night at Washington State and open the home portion of their regular season Monday night against UC Merced.
The first 250 fans in attendance will land a special Bakersfield Basketball Veterans Day T Shirt, so get here early, Doors open at 6 P.M. for the 7 P.M. tip.
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Onto soccer, the men’s team had their chances yesterday at Air Force, battling back from down 2-0 only to have the game tying goal blocked with 23 seconds remaining. CSUB had their three-game winning streak snapped. They’ll conclude the regular season this Saturday against UNLV before heading back to Colorado next week for the WAC Tournament.
The women’s soccer season ended on Sunday with a 2-1 loss at New Mexico State. The ‘Runners needed to win one of the two games this weekend to earn the fourth and final spot in the WAC Tournament this weekend but it wasn’t to be as CSUB finished the year 4-14-1 and 3-8-1 in WAC play.
Volleyball swept Chicago State on Saturday in Chicago, even battling back from a 24-20 deficit in the second set to earn the sweep. CSUB is home this Saturday against Grand Canyon at 7 P.M.
Roadrunner Rundown tomorrow will be basketball-heavy with men’s basketball head coach Rod Barnes along with senior guard Zach Lamb. Also Bakersfield Californian writer Jeff Evans will join us to talk about his season-previews in this week’s paper.
Join us 10-11 A.M. on Bakersfield.com.
Posted at 3:58 pm by Corey Costelloe