Cirvine 19 43 62
Pacific 39 31 70
Date of game: 3/7/2013

Recap: Pacific vs. UC Irvine

Stockton, CA (Sports Network) - Sama Taku scored a game-high 15 points as the Pacific Tigers defeated the UC Irvine Anteaters, 70-62, in a Big West Conference tilt at the Spanos Center.

Lorenzo McCloud contributed 14 points for the Tigers (18-12, 12-5 Big West). Tony Gill recorded 10 points and seven boards off the bench as Pacific moved to a three-game winning streak.

For the Anteaters (17-14, 10-7), Alex Young had a team-high 13 points and seven rebounds. Will Davis II added 12 points and six boards as UCI had a five-game winning streak snapped.

In the first half, UCI was held to a mere 7-of-26 from the floor. Pacific knocked down 16-of-33 field goals including 5-of-8 beyond the arc, en route to the 39-19 advantage at the break.

In the second, UCI improved it's shooting dramatically making 16-of-34 from the floor. Pacific was held to 6-of-20 on field goal tries, but made 19-of-28 free-throw attempts as it took the eight-point victory.

Pacific had 15 more free-throw attempts than the Anteaters and held them to a 3-of-23 effort from beyond the arc.

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