LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Smith had 19 points to lead five Texas Rio Grande Valley players in double figures as the Vaqueros beat Cal State Bakersfield 85-70 in the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tourney on Thursday. Greg Bowie II added 16 points for the Vaqueros. Terry Winn III chipped in 14, Javon Levi scored 11 and Jordan Jackson had 11.
Smith made 11 of 12 foul shots. Levi also had seven rebounds for the Vaqueros.
Jarkel Joiner had 16 points for the Roadrunners (16-15). Taze Moore added 13 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. James Suber had 13 points.