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UC Irvine routs UC Santa Barbara 69-49 in Big West showdown

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) Max Hazzard knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 16 and UC Irvine earned a wire-to-wire 69-49 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night to take over first place in the Big West Conference.

Evan Leonard scored 13 and Eyassu Worku added 11 points and five assists for the Anteaters (15-15, 10-4), who moved a half-game in front of the Gauchos (20-7, 9-4) and UC Davis in the conference race.

Although UC Irvine shot just 41 percent from the floor, it held UC Santa Barbara to 32 percent shooting, including just 4 of 16 from 3-point range. The Anteaters won for the seventh time in their last eight games and handed the Gauchos their second consecutive loss after an eight-game win streak.

Hazzard sank three 3s and scored 13 in the first half to help UC Irvine take a 37-19 lead at intermission. Gabe Vincent scored 11 of UCSB's first-half points. The Gauchos got no closer than 13 points in the second half.

Vincent paced UCSB with 17 points, while Max Heidegger scored 11 but took 14 shots to get there.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
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Ast. Per Game
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Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Santa Barbara 20-7 193049
home team logo UC Irvine 15-15 373269
Team Stats
away team logo Santa Barbara 20-7 73.4 PPG 40.9 RPG 13.5 APG
home team logo UC Irvine 15-15 72.3 PPG 43.3 RPG 12.9 APG
Key Players
1
A. Davis 13.1 PPG 5.9 RPG 1.4 APG 41.4 FG%
2
M. Hazzard 12.5 PPG 2.0 RPG 2.1 APG 41.2 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
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