BASKETBALL: UCR falls in Big West Conference opener 84-83

The UC Riverside men’s basketball team came up short in its Big West Conference opener, 84-83 against Cal State Northridge.

Terrell Gomez led all scorers with 32 points. Dikymbe Martin paced UCR (6-11) with 25 points.

The Highlanders return to Big West play on Saturday at UC Santa Barbara.

Senior Writer Derryl Trujillo has more:

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