Junior forward Curtiss Bradley scored 21 points to lead Cal State Los Angeles to a 79-72 victory over Chapman in a California Collegiate Athletic Assn. game Saturday at Los Angeles.
Chapman led the game, 36-35, at the half but Ken Horton made a basket from 15 feet with 19:07 left in the second half to give Los Angeles a 37-36 lead.
The lead changed hands 15 times in the second half, with the Golden Eagles finally taking it for good on Horton's jumper from the free-throw line with 2:10 remaining.
Los Angeles made six free throws in the final minute to clinch the victory.
The Golden Eagles were 17 for 18 for the game.
Los Angeles also shot 65 % (17 for 26) from the field in the second period.
The loss was the Panthers' third in their last four CCAA games and dropped them to 6-6 in the conference with two games remaining. Chapman went into the game tied with Cal State Northridge for fourth place and the final spot in the CCAA tournament.