Pepperdine Downs UC Irvine 75-69 - Match Report
Jeremy Major scored 18 points leading Pepperdine to a 75-69 victory over UC Irvine at Bren Events Center on Saturday.
Pepperdine won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10.5-point spread as underdogs.
Pepperdine got 18 points from Stacy Davis and another 16 points from Malcolm Brooks. Brendan Lane contributed 3 assists, while Stacy Davis cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
UC Irvine got 16 points from Chris McNealy in a losing cause and another 12 points from Luke Nelson. Alex Young contributed 8 assists for them, while Will Davis II had 8 rebounds.
Pepperdine trailed at halftime, 40-30.
Pepperdine won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-35.