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matched a season-high winning streak
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San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Dwayne Polee II scored 16 points as No. 18 San Diego State narrowly avoided an upset with a 60-59 win over Long Beach State. The Aztecs (7-2) 10 missed free throws could have cost them in a tight game, but Polee made 7-of-8 from the line, including two in the final minute, to help secure the win. Winston Shepard added 10 points for San Diego State on 4-of-6 shooting. Mike Caffey led all scorers with 20 for the 49ers (5-6), but he missed a critical shot late that could have tied the game. He also had a game-high four assists. Tyler Lamb chipped in 13 points for Long Beach State, 10 of which came in the first half. A 10-0 Long Beach run, with the last four points being scored by Caffey, in the second half gave the 49ers a 37-33 lead with 13:21 left. Then, the Aztecs offense went cold. Polee IIs layup at the 12:54 mark ended the LBSU run, but the Aztecs would not hit another shot from the floor for four minutes when Kevin Zabo drained a 3 to cut into Long Beachs eight point lead. A David Samuels jumper with less than five minutes to go ended a quick 4-0 SDSU spurt, but the 49ers then went into a drought themselves. The Aztecs scored nine straight, including four from J.J. OBrien, to take a four-point lead with 1:08 remaining. Caffey hit another shot with 28 seconds to go and the 49ers forced a San Diego State turnover on the ensuing possession, but Caffey missed a shot that would have tied the game. After Polee sunk a pair of free throws to extend the Aztecs lead to 60-56, Caffey would redeem himself with a triple with five seconds on the clock, but it was too little, too late. Despite OBrien missing two free throws, Long Beach State could not get a shot off at the buzzer. The Aztecs led by as much as 12 before the break, but a 10-2 LBSU run to close the half left SDSU with just a 25-21 lead after the first 20 minutes despite the 49ers shooting 30.8 percent from the field. Game Notes San Diego State leads the all-time series between these teams, 37-22 ... The Aztecs have now won 45 straight games against opponents from California ... Long Beach State has lost 10 in a row against ranked opponents ... San Diego State takes the court again Wednesday at Cincinnati, while Long Beach States next game is at Texas on Dec. 20. Mohamed Elneny Arsenal Jersey . Inter Milan ended its five-match winless streak in all competitions by beating 10-man Bologna 3-1 on new manager Claudio Ranieris debut, while injury-plagued AC Milan edged Cesena 1-0 with an early goal from Clarence Seedorf. Bernd Leno Arsenal Jersey . 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The Caps and Lightning battled for years in the now defunct Southeast Division before the NHLs realignment plan instituted prior to last season ended the divisional rivalry. Washington is now a member of the Metropolitan Division while the Bolts joined the Atlantic. Saturdays test is the third and final scheduled meeting between the clubs this season. Tampa claimed the first encounter on Nov. 1, notching a 4-3 regulation win on home ice, but Washington answered with Tuesdays 5-3 triumph in Central Florida. Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Caps in the meeting earlier this week, and now has 37 goals and 37 assists over 56 career games against the Lightning. Washington has won six of eight in this series overall. The Bolts snapped a six-game slide in D.C. with a 1-0 shootout win on April 13 of last season, but the Capitals are 17-2-2 in their last 21 home games against Tampa. The Caps had matched a season-high winning streak with three straight victories before losing an overtime decision Thursday against visiting Columbus. Nick Foligno scored a power-play goal with 18.8 seconds left in the OT to lift the Blue Jackets to the 3-2 win. Jason Chimera was whistled for interference in the extra session, putting the Blue Jackets on the man advantage at the 3:03 mark of OT. After Sergei Bobrovsky made two huge short-handed saves, Jack Johnson dished to Foligno for a one-timer from the right circle. The puck sailed over Braden Holtbys glove for the win.dddddddddddd Holtby stopped 20-of-23 shots and was outplayed by Bobrovsky, who needed to make 39 saves for the win. We created chances. We had a lot of traffic in front of them and (Bobrovsky) was still able to make saves, said Capitals defenseman Mike Green, who returned to the lineup after missing seven games with an upper-body injury. Justin Peters could get the call in net tonight. He is 0-3-1 with a 4.20 goals against average in his career against Tampa. Holtby is 4-2-1 with a 3.41 GAA in this matchup. Tampa halted a two-game slide its last time out by beating the visiting Carolina Hurricanes in dramatic fashion. Nikita Kucherovs marker with 30.3 seconds left in regulation broke a tie and delivered a 2-1 victory for the hosts. Kucherovs second goal of the contest was a fluke deflection. He appeared to attempt a pass from the left circle, but the puck instead changed direction off the skate of Hurricanes defenseman Ron Hainsey in the slot and slid over the goal line. Evgeni Nabokov turned away 29 pucks and picked up his first assist of the season for the Lightning. The win pushed the backup goaltenders record this season to 3-3-1. It was nice to see him get rewarded, Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said of Nabokov. He played great and gave us a chance to win. Ben Bishop expects to be back in net tonight. He is 1-3-1 with a lifetime 4.13 GAA against Washington. Ondrej Palat, who was a late scratch from Thursdays game against Carolina, is questionable for tonights game due to a lower-body injury. The forward has eight goals and 11 assists this season. ' ' '
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