Eastern Washington vs California Irvine

UC Irvine 78, E. Washington 73


IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - Chris McNealy had 15 points and seven assists and UC Irvine closed the game on a 7-1 run to defeat Southern Utah 78-73 Saturday night.

In a BracketBusters game that featured 12 lead changes, Michael Wilder provided the final one when he hit a 3-pointer with 2:36 remaining to put the Anteaters (10-17) ahead 74-72. Adam Folker added a layup while McNealy and Wilder each hit a late free throw to help Irvine pull away.

Collin Chiverton led Eastern Washington (12-15) with 20 points. Cliff Colimon added 13, Tremayne Johnson and Cliff Ederaine 11 each and Parker Kelly 10.

Irvine also got 13 points each from Wilder and Daman Starring, 12 from Mike Best and 11 from Folker. The Anteaters shot 62 percent from the floor and hit 8 of 14 3-pointers, which helped offset 23 turnovers and 12 of 25 shooting from the free-throw line.

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Eastern Washington Eagles
C. Ederaine, F314-83-422311
C. Chiverton, F265-136-740320
L. Griffin, F182-44-64058
C. Colimon, G344-144-643313
J. Forbes, G300-30-01310
P. Kelly233-82-250510
T. Johnson184-102-250111
K. Winford140-20-00100
J. Hickert50-20-01010
J. Henry10-00-00010
Totals 22-6421-273292373
California Irvine Anteaters
M. Wilder, F324-82-654313
A. Folker, C285-51-771311
D. Starring, G345-63-376113
C. McNealy, G335-93-417115
D. Flowers, G323-70-12227
M. Best155-81-262412
W. Davis II151-22-26034
C. Woods80-10-00030
T. Souza31-10-01003
Totals 29-4712-2537222078
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota14-422-10144
E. Wash.13-522-12148
Weber St.12-620-14185
Montana St.11-716-16254
Sac. State9-913-18293
Portland St.7-1115-16268
N. Colo.7-1111-18287
N. Arizona6-129-23335
Idaho St.3-156-26340
So. Utah3-156-27341

Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine12-421-15133
UC Davis11-523-13166
CSNorthridge 7-911-19313
Cal Poly6-1011-20296
UC Riverside5-117-21330
Other games
Louisville 90 Final
DEP 82
MU 79 Final
UConn 64
Wich St 91 Final
UNLV 45 Final
N Mexico 65
Florida St 76 Final
MD 44 Final
Virginia 71
K-State 57 Final
Baylor 56
Missouri 71 Final
Tx A&M 62
SDSU 56 Final
AF 58
Ole Miss 62 Final
Kentucky 77
CLEM 52 Final
NC 74
Florida 98 Final
Arkansas 68
STMA 51 Final
GTOWN 63 Final
GONZ 65 Final
San Fran 66
TXTCH 50 Final
Kansas 83
Ohio St 51 Final
Michigan 56
ND 74 Final