UC Irvine vs Cal State Fullerton

UC Irvine 92, Cal St.-Fullerton 65


FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - Chris McNealy scored a season-high 21 points, including five 3-pointers, off the bench to lead UC Irvine to a 92-65 rout of Cal State-Fullerton on Thursday night.

McNealy, who was 7 of 13 from the field, set his career high of 24 points against Fullerton last season. Daman Starring added 16 points for the Anteaters (10-9, 4-2 Big West), who shot 56.5 percent as a team.

Kwame Vaughn led the Titans (10-7, 3-2) with 15 points, and Sammy Yeager had 12. Fullerton, which had its three-game winning streak snapped, was outrebounded 41-25 and shot 38 percent from the field.

The outcome wasn't in doubt after the Anteaters rode a 29-9 run through most of the first half to lead 34-13 with 5:01 left before halftime. Irvine led 42-25 at the break and cruised from there.

Fullerton leads 52-44 in the series between the schools, which dates to the 1965-66 season.

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UC Irvine Anteaters
M. Wilder, F325-90-081312
A. Folker, F164-41-14029
W. Davis II, C285-61-190211
D. Starring, G287-170-046116
A. Young, G281-52-62315
C. McNealy297-132-256121
D. Flowers141-22-21124
T. Souza102-20-01106
C. Clifford73-40-04026
J. Ryan40-02-21012
A. Wright30-00-00010
R. McConnell10-00-00010
Totals 35-6210-1441181792
Cal State Fullerton Titans
D. Johnson, F275-70-020310
A. Harris, G365-121-242411
D. Seeley, G321-62-24425
K. Vaughn, G324-105-552315
J. Brandon, G281-55-63337
S. Yeager304-152-253212
J. Knox112-20-00115
J. Douglas30-10-00000
C. Collins10-00-00000
Totals 22-5815-1725151865
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
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GT 57 Final
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VCU 92
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ORE 76 Final
USC 74