CSU-B Men Down USU, Advance

The Cal State-Bakersfield men’s basketball team held Utah Valley to nine points in the last 16 minutes to advance to the second round of the Western Athletic Conference tournament.

The Roadrunners beat the Wolverines 55-40 on Thursday. They’ll play top-seed New Mexico State at 6 p.m. on Friday in Las Vegas.

– Anthony Pollreisz