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Warriors benefit from Monges career night
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Frank Monge had another double-double and Cal State Stanislaus hung on to defeat visiting Chico State 66-56 on Tuesday night at Warrior Arena.
Monge notched his third double-double of the season with 20 points and 15 rebounds  — both career highs — to lead the Warriors and improved their record to 8-6 overall and 4-5 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
Chad Johnson chipped in 14 points and Dwight Jones added seven for the Warriors. Jordan Stokes had seven rebounds while Mactar Gueye had six points and six rebounds.
Jon Baird had 17 points, Samario Sims added 14 while Roderick Hawkins put in 10 points and grabbed nine boards for Chico State (9-5, 5-4 CCAA).
Chico State, playing its fifth road game in nine days, was just 4-for-21 in the first half but stayed in the game by making eight free throws to keep the game somewhat close.
The low scoring affair had a halftime score of 29-17 in favor of Cal State Stanislaus. The Warriors used a 11-0 run during a five-minute stretch in the first half that was capped by a Johnson jumper for a 29-15 lead at 1:16 to go.
The second half was a much faster pace as Chico State took 41 shots, but still only shot 26.8 percent for the period to finish 15 of 62 for 24.2 percent in the game. The Warriors shot 40.7 percent from the floor.

Second-half effort propels Warriors to win
Four Warriors scored in double digits and a strong second half helped Cal State Stanislaus defeat Chico State 63-48 in women’s basketball action Tuesday night.
Katie Busi led the Warriors with 14 points, nine rebounds and four blocks as Cal State Stanislaus picked up its second conference win. The Warriors are now 3-10 overall and 2-7 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
Alishea Kelly, who was nursing a back injury, sat out the first half. In the second half, however, she scored 14 points, including 7-for-8 from the foul line. She also had four rebounds and three steals in 17 minutes of play.
Andreanna Marshall and Ebony Mims-Johnson each scored 10 points for the Warriors.
Christine Vest had 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Wildcats (8-6, 5-4).