UC Irvine vs Pacific

Pacific 70, UC Irvine 62

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STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Sama Taku scored 15 points, Lorenzo McCloud chipped in with 14 and Pacific used a big first-half rally to put the Anteaters away early in a 70-62 win over UC Irvine on Thursday night.

Taku hit the first two shots for Pacific (18-12, 12-5 Big West) and the Tigers went on a 15-3 run in the first 5 minutes of play and led 39-19 at halftime.

UC Irvine (17-14, 10-7) refused to go away however and Alex Young sparked a 30-15 rally by the Anteaters to begin the second half including a 3-pointer to cut Pacific's lead to three, 54-51, with 4:47 to play.

The Tigers went 7 for 8 from the free throw line over the final 1:25 and held on for the win.

Young finished the night with 13 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Will Davis II had 12 points, grabbed six rebounds and had three blocks.

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UC Irvine Anteaters
M. Wilder, F272-73-45358
W. Davis II, C356-120-160312
A. Young, G346-150-073113
D. Starring, G313-102-26328
C. McNealy, G242-72-25056
T. Souza221-40-01023
D. Flowers140-22-21222
J. Ryan102-24-43118
C. Clifford31-10-00022
Totals 23-6013-1536122362
 38.3%86.7% 
Pacific Tigers
T. Fulton, F353-62-23418
K. Kelley, C151-70-03132
L. McCloud, G332-89-1043014
C. Beatty, G293-50-26317
S. Taku, G295-114-642115
T. Gill244-81-472310
R. De Souza172-42-22037
T. Harris111-30-05012
R. Rivera71-13-41015
Totals 22-5321-3037151470
 41.5%70% 
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hawaii13-328-680
UC Irvine13-328-1075
LBSU12-420-1579
UCSB11-518-1398
UC Davis6-1011-19281
UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236
CSFullerton3-1310-20290

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Marys15-329-638
Gonzaga15-328-845
BYU13-526-1176
Pepperdine10-818-14129
San Fran.8-1015-15227
Santa Clara7-1111-20251
Loyola-Mary.6-1214-17224
Portland6-1212-20249
Pacific6-128-20268
San Diego4-149-21302
 
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MIST 58
ORE 53 Final
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