SAN JOSE James Kinney scored 20 points, including a go-ahead three-pointer with 3:44 remaining, and San Jose State defeated Sacramento State 62-57 Saturday night.
Chris Cunningham had 10 points and 17 rebounds for the Spartans (5-3), who have won three in a row.
John Dickson led the Hornets (5-3) with 16 points.
Dylan Garrity scored 12 points, and Konner Veteto had 11 points and nine rebounds for Sac State.
The Hornets led 20-8 midway through the first half, but the Spartans trailed only 28-22 at the break.
After Kinney's three- pointer put San Jose State ahead, the Spartans sealed it at the free-throw line, with D.J. Brown making 7 of 8 attempts in the last 1:06.
Both teams shot 31 percent from the field.