Big West Tournament - UC Irvine Defeats Long Beach State 67-60 - Recap
|Big West Tournament - UC Irvine Defeats Long Beach State 67-60 - Recap|
UC Irvine earned a 67-60 victory over Long Beach State on Friday, getting 18 points from Alex Young at Honda Center.
UC Irvine was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Will Davis II had 14 points for UC Irvine and Chris McNealy chipped in with 13 points. Daman Starring had 7 assists for them, while Will Davis II was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Long Beach State got 15 points from Keala King in a losing cause and another 15 points from Tony Freeland. Mike Caffey contributed 4 assists for them, while Mike Caffey had 9 rebounds.
UC Irvine hit the break leading 29-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Long Beach State as they grabbed 40 boards, while UC Irvine only had 28.