Welage Scores 22 Points; Spartans Beat Cal State East Bay, 96-80

Jaycee Hillsman was one of five Spartans to finish in double-figure scoring with 16 points.
Nov. 6, 2016

Final Stats

San Jose, Calif. --- Ryan Welage scored a game-high 22 points and the San José State men's basketball team beat Cal State East Bay, 96-80, in an exhibition game at The Event Center.
 
Five Spartans finished in double-figure scoring in the team's final tuneup before the Nov. 12 regular season opener. Welage hit 4-of-8 from downtown and added five rebounds, an assist and a block in 25 minutes of action.
 
Jaycee Hillsman scored nine straight points in less than two minutes during the first half. His burst helped turn a 10-point lead at the 7:35 mark into a 20-point lead by the end of the first period. The sophomore ended the game with 16 points.
 
San José State finished the game 27-of-52 (.519) shooting, while holding the Pioneers to 28-of-69 (.406). It was also a good shooting night at the free throw line where SJSU made 36-of-40. Terrell Brown hit 9-of-10 attempts from the stripe on the way to 11 points.
 
Isaac Thornton with 16 points, and Brandon Clarke with 11, rounded out the double-figure scorers for the Spartans.
 
Cal State East Bay hit eight 3-pointers in the second half, but Welage and company never let the double-digit lead slip. SJSU led by as many as 25 points.
 
San José State begins the regular season on Saturday, November 12, in The Event Center at 2:00 p.m. (PT) against West Coast Baptist.


Newspaper Box Score

Cal State East Bay vs San Jose State
11/6/16 2:00 PM at San Jose, Calif. (The Event Center)
At San Jose, Calif. (The Event Center)

SAN JOSE STATE 96, CAL STATE EAST BAY 80

CAL STATE EAST BAY
DUNHOUR, Micah 8-16 2-2 20; BENDER, Drew 7-13 1-3 20; ASAH, Druce 7-16 2-2
20; RICHARD, Jalen 2-11 3-6 7; ANDERSON, Juwon 2-5 0-0 4; FRAKES, Kyle 0-1
3-4 3; MBODJ, Lamine 1-4 0-0 2; MITCHELL, Jelani 0-1 2-2 2; SINGH, Paramvir
1-1 0-0 2; WILSON, Ja-Mont 0-1 0-0 0; HOHL, Jacob 0-0 0-0 0; MAULDIN, Tre
0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-69 13-19 80.

SAN JOSE STATE
Welage, Ryan 9-17 0-0 22; Hillsman, Jaycee 3-5 9-9 16; Thornton, Isaac 5-7
4-4 15; Clarke, Brandon 2-3 7-8 11; Brown, Terrell 1-2 9-10 11; James, Jalen
2-6 3-4 7; Nichols, Isaiah 3-7 0-0 6; Mitchell, Brandon 2-2 0-0 4; SCHWARTZ,
Cody 0-2 3-4 3; Chastain, Ashtin 0-0 1-1 1; Singer, Ryan 0-0 0-0 0;
Carlisle, Nai 0-1 0-0 0; Boyce, E.J. 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-52 36-40 96.

Cal State East Bay............ 31 49 - 80
San Jose State................ 51 45 - 96

3-point goals--Cal State East Bay 11-26 (BENDER, Drew 5-9; ASAH, Druce 4-7;
DUNHOUR, Micah 2-4; RICHARD, Jalen 0-6), San Jose State 6-14 (Welage, Ryan
4-8; Thornton, Isaac 1-1; Hillsman, Jaycee 1-1; James, Jalen 0-1; NICHOLS,
Isaiah 0-2; Schwartz, Cody 0-1). Fouled out--Cal State East Bay-ASAH, Druce,
San Jose State-None. Rebounds--Cal State East Bay 25 (DUNHOUR, Micah 5;
ASAH, Druce 5), San Jose State 38 (Clarke, Brandon 7). Assists--Cal State
East Bay 7 (ANDERSON, Juwon 3), San Jose State 15 (Thornton, Isaac 4). Total
fouls--Cal State East Bay 34, San Jose State 20. Technical fouls--Cal State
East Bay-TEAM, San Jose State-None. A-1031
Exhibition Game