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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Scoreboard
California Irvine (17-14)194362
Pacific (18-12) «393170

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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
UC Irvine12-421-15133
UC Davis11-523-13166
CSFullerton10-617-15269
LBSU9-715-19213
Hawaii8-814-16299
CSNorthridge 7-911-19313
Cal Poly6-1011-20296
UC Riverside5-117-21330
UCSB4-126-22324

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Gonzaga17-137-28
St. Marys16-229-517
BYU12-622-1265
San Fran.10-820-1394
Santa Clara10-817-16125
LMU8-1015-15153
San Diego6-1213-18204
Pepperdine5-139-22246
Pacific4-1411-22223
Portland2-1611-22237
 
Other games
WISC 43 Final
MIST 58
ORE 53 Final
COLO 76