Scores

Final

UC Irvine 88

(18-14, 11-7 Big West)

UC Davis 85

(14-16, 9-9 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, March 9, 2013

    The Pavilion, Davis, California

    1 2 T
    UCI 28 6088
    UCD 47 3885

    Top Performers

    UC Irvine: W. Davis II 18 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    UC Davis: C. Hawkins 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    UC Irvine 88, UC Davis 85

    Associated Press

    DAVIS, Calif. -- Will Davis II scored 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and UC Irvine erased a 19-point halftime deficit to defeat UC Davis 88-85 on Saturday night.

    The Aggies took a commanding 47-28 lead at halftime but a Michael Wilder three-point play with 2:35 to go gave UC Irvine (18-14, 11-7 Big West) a 76-74 lead, its first of the night, and never looked back.

    Wilder finished with 18 points and nine rebounds. Chris McNealy scored 15 points, Daman Starring had 12 and Alex Young chipped in with 11.

    Corey Hawkins had 21 points for UC Davis (14-16, 9-9) and J.T. Adenrele added 18.

    UC Irvine claims the No. 4 seed in the Big West Conference tournament and will play fifth-seeded Hawaii on Thursday in Anaheim. UC Davis falls to the six seed and will play No. 3 Cal Poly.

    The Anteaters have won six of their last seven games heading into the conference tournament.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCI
    UCD
    Points 88 85
    FG Made-Attempted 34-80 (.425) 27-59 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-28 (.321) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-12 (.917) 23-30 (.767)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 19

    2012-13 Season

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    Dec 29, 2012 @UCI 69, UCD 58Recap
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