The Coyotes trapped the opponent and stole the inbounds pass, with Pierce retrieving a loose ball and hitting the layup with eight seconds left. Chico’s last-second shot was off the rim and out of bounds off a Coyote defender as time expired. Two of the three officials even left the court. But one second was put back on the clock, giving the Wildcats another shot. They ran a lob pass for Andy Bocian, but he didn’t get the shot up in time. Chet Johnson led the Coyotes with 19 points, while Ivan Johnson and Yoseph Yaisrael chipped in with 14. It was the eighth straight loss for Chico (6-16, 4-13), which last won Jan.18. The Wildcats got 29 from Bocian and 22 from Baird. The Coyotes play Cal State Stanislaus (11-13, 7-10) at 7:30 tonight. The Warriors lost to Cal Poly Pomona 89-83 Friday. No. 20 Cal State San Bernardino needed a last-second layup by Marlon Pierce to edge host Chico State 83-82 on Friday at Acker Gym. “It’s been a long time since we stole one. We had no business winning this one,” Coyotes coach Jeff Oliver said. The Coyotes (17-5, 13-4), ranked second in the West Region, trailed 81-79 after Chico’s Jon Baird drained his seventh 3-pointer of the game with 56 seconds left. After a Chico free throw made it 82-79, the Coyotes got closer on a dunk by Ivan Johnson, making it 82-81 with 14 seconds left. CAL STATE WOMEN The Coyotes shot just 37 percent (20-for-54) from the field and had 24 turnovers in an 82-55 loss to No. 16 Chico State. The Coyotes (15-7 overall, 11-6 CCAA), ranked sixth in the West, were led by Vanessa Wilt with 13 points and six rebounds. Denise Snyder added 10 points and five rebounds while Ashlee Ford tallied four assists and three steals. The Wildcats (17-4, 13-4) got 20 points from Audrianna Spencer. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
2 Fulham made a significant statement about their Premier League intentions on deadline day as they land five new signings.The newly-promoted Cottagers had already welcomed a number of major arrivals to the club during the window – led by Jean-Michael Seri, Andre Schurrle and Alfie Mawson – and continued to be busy as the clock ran down.Goalkeeper Sergio Rico and midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa joined, with loan deals for Manchester United’ Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Atletico Madrid’s Luciano Vietto also wrapped up alongside Joe Bryan’s arrival from Bristol City. The Cameroon international, who reportedly cost more than £20million, said: “I am delighted to have signed for Fulham.“This is a new chapter in my career and one I’m really looking forward to. I hope to bring my qualities to this new project. I like a challenge and I will ensure that I give my very best to my team, the club, and the supporters.”Deal sheets were also required for Vietto, who spent last season on loan with Valencia, and Fosu-Mensah, the Red Devils defender who turned out for Crystal Palace in 2017/18.Left-back Bryan, who had been close to signing for Aston Villa just days ago, put the finishing touches to a £6million deal and like his new employers will get the chance to prove his Premier League credentials this term.Premier League signings: Every deal done by top flight clubs in the summer transfer window 2 Anguissa joined from Marseille and has been likened to Yaya Toure Luciano Vietto arrived from Atletico Madrid Since the end of their promotion-winning campaign Fulham have now added an entire team’s worth of new talent, at an estimated cost of more than £100million.Rico, a one-cap Spain international, was a surprise addition to the squad after agreeing a season-long loan and looks sure to be installed as the club’s new number one.Vice-chairman Tony Khan told the club website: “Sergio is a world-class goalkeeper, and thus, his services have been in great demand. He answers our mandate of making our squad the strongest and deepest it can be as we face top Premier League opposition.”Anguissa’s deal still requires a work permit to be completed and was processed after the 5pm deadline – Fulham and Marseille having filed a deal sheet to allow the extra time.