Nichollsst 37 34 71
Ucdavis 30 52 82
Date of game: 12/22/2012

Recap: UC Davis vs. Nicholls

Logan, UT (Sports Network) - Ryan Sypkens led four teammates in double-figures with a game-high 28 points as the UC Davis Aggies defeated the Nicholls State Colonels, 82-71, at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum as part of the World Vision Basketball Challenge.

Sypkens was 9-of-16 from the floor in the Aggies' (4-7) victory, including 6- of-11 from 3-point range. Ryan Howley recorded a double-double off the bench with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Corey Hawkins added 19 points and six rebounds while Josh Ritchart contributed 10 points.

For the Colonels (1-8), T.J. Carpenter scored a team-high 21 points. Dantrell Thomas contributed 10 points while Amin Torres added 14 points off the bench in the setback.

Nicholls State made 7-of-18 shots from behind the arc in the first half while limiting the Aggies to a mere 2-of-11 from long range, as the Colonels took a 37-30 lead at the break.

UC Davis caught fire in the second half, making 8-of-12 3-point attempts and 57.7 percent of its shots overall to take control of the game.

The Aggies shot 16-of-22 from the foul line, while the Colonels were just 8- of-12 from the stripe.

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