Cirvine 39 40 79
Pacific 43 41 84
Date of game: 11/12/2013

Recap: Pacific vs. UC Irvine

Stockton, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ross Rivera tallied 21 points and eight rebounds off the bench as the Pacific Tigers held off the UC Irvine Anteaters, 84-79, at the Alex G. Spanos Center.

Sama Taku recorded 20 points, eight rebounds and four assists for Pacific (2-0), and while he shot just 4-of-13 from the field, he made up for it by going 12-of-13 from the foul line. Andrew Bock netted 13 points for the hosts, while Khalil Kelley chipped in 11 points.

Alex Young paced UCI (0-2) with 17 points. Chris McNealy had 15 points, Will Davis II poured in 12 points and Luke Nelson pitched in 11 points in a reserve role.

Even though UCI outshot Pacific from the field in the first half, 52.4 percent to 45.5 percent, the Tigers attempted 12 more field goals than the Anteaters and went into the break with a 43-39 lead.

The contest remained tight throughout the second half, and a Nelson free-throw for UCI with 2:52 left tied the game at 73-73. Pacific scored six unanswered points from there, however, to seal its fate.

The Tigers shot 31-of-37 from the free-throw line on the night, including 8- of-9 in the final minute of the game.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: West Virginia goes wild, not so wonderful

There was quite a bit of hitting on the field at Milan Puskar Stadium last weekend, but almost as much action took place in the streets just outside in the hours following West Virginia's upset of visiting Baylor.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Titans RB Greene arrested on multiple charges

Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was in the process of getting a citation for parking in a handicapped space, but his actions thereafter resulted in his arrest.

Cavs exercise option on Waiters' contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Saturday that the club has exercised the fourth-year option on the contract of guard Dion Waiters.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.