Eastern Washington vs UC Irvine Recap - UC Irvine Wins 81-58
The battle between UC Irvine and Eastern Washington didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Eastern Washington was handed an 81-58 defeat on Sunday at Bren Events Center.
UC Irvine was an 8-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
UC Irvine got 19 points from Luke Nelson and another 16 points from Alex Young. Chris McNealy contributed 4 assists, while Will Davis II cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Eastern Washington got a 21-point performance from Tyler Harvey, who was supported by 9 points from Drew Brandon. Drew Brandon had 2 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Washington, while Drew Brandon grabbed 10 rebounds.
UC Irvine led at halftime, 43-22.
UC Irvine had a 49-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.