Pepperdine vs UC Irvine Final: 72-62 - Recap
|Pepperdine vs UC Irvine Final: 72-62 - Recap|
Pepperdine got 28 points from Lorne Jackson en route to a 72-62 victory over UC Irvine on Saturday at Firestone Fieldhouse.
Pepperdine was a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Stacy Davis had 12 points for Pepperdine and Jordan Baker chipped in with 11 points. Jordan Baker had 5 assists for them, while Moriba De Freitas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
UC Irvine got 25 points from Daman Starring in a losing cause and another 15 points from Chris McNealy. Alex Young contributed 5 assists for them, while Adam Folker had 9 rebounds.
Pepperdine hit the break leading 33-23 before taking care of business in the second half.
Pepperdine had a 42-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.