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Leonard scores 22; UC Irvine beats UC Davis 71-69 in OT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) Evan Leonard scored five of his 22 points in the final 1:42 and Max Hazzard finished with 15 points to help UC Irvine beat UC Davis 71-69 in overtime Thursday night in the Big West Conference opener for both teams.

Tommy Rutherford fouled out with 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 22 minutes for UCI (13-4).

Matt Neufeld made a basket, Leonard's jumper 33 seconds later made it 2-2 and the Anteaters didn't trail again until Garrison Goode's dunk gave UCD a 65-64 lead with 2:27 to play. Leonard hit the first of two foul shot before Elston Jones had a steal, was fouled and hit 1 of 2 free throws to put UC Irvine back in front about a minute later. After an Aggies miss, Leonard made 4 of 4 from the stripe as the Anteaters held on.

TJ Shorts II led UC Davis (4-11) with 21 points and Joe Mooney scored 14.

Goode converted a 3-point play before Shorts and Money made back-to-back layups in a 7-0 run that made it 61-all with 11 seconds left in regulation to force OT.

UC Irvine made 21 of 34, while the Aggies hit just 14 of 25, from the free-throw line.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
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
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away team logo UC Davis 4-11 1942869
home team logo UC Irvine 13-4 28331071
Team Stats
away team logo UC Davis 4-11 65.8 PPG 32.7 RPG 12.5 APG
home team logo UC Irvine 13-4 71.1 PPG 43.4 RPG 13.0 APG
Key Players
0
T. Shorts II 14.2 PPG 5.0 RPG 4.2 APG 49.6 FG%
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M. Hazzard 12.1 PPG 1.8 RPG 1.6 APG 41.0 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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