Scores

Final

UC Riverside 43

(10-21, 5-11 Big West)

UC Irvine 63

(23-10, 13-3 Big West)

    9:00 PM ET, March 13, 2014

    Honda Center, Anaheim, California

    1 2 T
    UCRV 22 2143
    UCI 34 2963

    Top Performers

    UC Riverside: A. Quick 9 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    UC Irvine: W. Davis II 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    UC Irvine routs UC Riverside to reach semis, 63-43

    Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Will Davis II and Luke Nelson combined for 30 points to lead No. 1 seed UC Irvine past No. 8 seed UC Riverside 63-43 in a Big West Conference tournament quarterfinal Thursday.

    The Anteaters (23-10) built a 12-point lead in the first half and extended it through the final 20 minutes. They advance to play No. 7 seed Cal Poly in a semifinal game Friday.

    Russell Turner, the 2014 Big West Conference Coach of the Year has led UC Irvine to 10 wins in its last 11 games and 16 in their last 19.

    UC Irvine used a 14-1 run in the first half to take control of the game, fashioning a 16-5 lead just eight minutes into the contest.

    Davis was 6 of 10 from the field to finish with 16 points. Nelson was 5 of 10 for 14 points.

    Nick Gruninger had 10 points for Riverside (10-21).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCRV
    UCI
    Points 43 63
    FG Made-Attempted 15-51 (.294) 23-52 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 13-19 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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