Long Beach State vs UC Irvine

UC Irvine 72, Long Beach St. 69

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IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - Michael Wilder scored 10 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and hit two key free throws for UC Irvine with 3 seconds left to seal the deal in a 72-69 victory over Big West conference leader Long Beach State on Saturday night.

Alex Young hit two free throws to put the Anteaters up 70-66 with 19 seconds left but Mike Caffey of Long Beach State answered with a 3-pointer, cutting UC Irvine's lead to one with 4 seconds left, making it 70-69. Keala King fouled Wilder on the inbounds pass and he calmly knocked both down to give UC Irvine (17-13, 10-6 Big West) the win.

Caffey finished with 23 points on five 3-pointers to lead Long Beach State (17-11, 13-3).

Will Davis II had 12 points, five rebounds and eight blocked shots for the Anteaters, breaking Terrance O'Kelley's record of seven blocks he set against Nevada on Jan. 10, 1994.

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Long Beach State 49ers
D. Jennings, F324-92-692310
T. Freeland, F294-80-03148
M. Caffey, G398-122-422223
J. Ennis, G385-130-080212
K. King, G376-142-285414
P. Pappageorge191-50-00222
K. Gulley30-00-01020
K. Richardson30-20-00000
Totals 28-636-1233121969
 44.4%50% 
UC Irvine Anteaters
M. Wilder, F333-92-2103110
A. Folker, F257-122-271516
W. Davis II, C374-84-451212
D. Starring, G314-92-321210
D. Flowers, G132-31-13225
A. Young292-74-62408
C. McNealy171-30-02122
T. Souza153-60-04209
Totals 26-5715-1838151472
 45.6%83.3% 
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UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236
CSFullerton3-1310-20290
 
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