Recap: Texas-Arlington vs. UC Irvine
Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Adam Folker led five players in double figures with 16 points for the UC Irvine Anteaters who downed the Texas- Arlington Mavericks, 77-70, in a BracketBusters matchup at the College Park Center.
Will Davis II also had 16 points, Michael Wilder added 14, Daman Starring tallied 13 and Chris McNealy chipped in 12 off the bench for UC Irvine (16-13) which has won four straight.
Jamel Outler had a game-high 21 points, Brandon Edwards posted a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds and Greg Gainey chipped in 10 points for Texas- Arlington (15-10) which had a five-game winning streak come to an end.
Though it shot just 37 percent itself in the first half, UC Irvine held Texas- Arlington to a woeful 29.4 percent to take a 31-26 lead into the break.
After halftime the Anteaters hit on 66.7 percent from the floor to hold on for the victory.
The Mavericks had a 45-37 edge in rebounds in the contest but shot just 35.6 percent from the floor overall.Game Notes