California Irvine vs Central Michigan

Cent. Michigan 82, UC Irvine 72


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Olivier Mbaigoto scored 23 points and pulled down nine rebounds, Trey Zeigler added 21 points, and Central Michigan kept UC Irvine winless Friday with an 82-72 win in a Great Alaska Shootout consolation game.

Derek Jackson had nine points and seven assists for the Chippewas (3-2), who scored the game's first 12 points and never led by less than six after that.

Daman Starring led UC Irvine (0-5) with 20 points, and Michael Wilder had 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and 10 rebounds. The Anteaters were just 23 of 72 (32 percent) from the field.

The Chippewas rode their game-opening 12-0 run to a 43-31 halftime lead. In the second half, the Anteaters couldn't get within single digits until the final minute.

Central Michigan will play Dartmouth on Saturday for fourth place in the tournament, while UC Irvine has a seventh-place game against Alaska-Anchorage.

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California Irvine Anteaters
W. Davis II, F221-72-411124
D. Starring, G305-128-921120
M. Wilder, G296-132-2101419
C. McNealy, G262-120-07435
A. Wright, G222-81-23545
C. Woods213-80-01029
D. Flowers143-51-22448
A. Folker141-30-03012
T. Souza90-30-01010
M. Best80-10-01010
M. Bradley50-00-22110
Totals 23-7214-2146172472
Central Michigan Chippewas
A. Coimbra, F302-51-28346
O. Mbaigoto, F289-151-191223
T. Zeigler, G308-175-872021
D. Jackson, G293-61-21719
A. McBroom, G292-82-26518
A. Keel172-40-02016
F. Craddock140-21-38131
J. Myrick90-20-01110
Z. Saylor71-10-01022
J. Harden30-10-10020
J. Morris20-01-20001
A. Barnes10-25-63005
N. Jordan10-00-20000
Totals 27-6317-2946201782
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine6-013-9136
UC Davis4-112-8213
UC Riverside3-26-11288
CSNorthridge 3-37-12251
Cal Poly0-55-14313

EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.2-410-9271
Bowling Green2-48-11263
Miami (Ohio)1-58-11276
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan4-212-7116
N. Illinois4-212-7202
Ball St.3-312-7227
C. Michigan2-412-7148
W. Michigan2-46-12241
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