UC Irvine Defeats Eastern Washington 70-61 - Recap
Luke Nelson scored 13 points leading UC Irvine to a 70-61 victory over Eastern Washington at Reese Court on Sunday.
UC Irvine was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Will Davis II had 12 points for UC Irvine and Chris McNealy chipped in with 10 points. Alex Young had 4 assists for them, while Mamadou Ndiaye was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Eastern Washington got 15 points from Tyler Harvey in a losing cause and another 13 points from Parker Kelly. Drew Brandon contributed 6 assists for them, while Venky Jois had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Eastern Washington were victorious, as the score was 31-29 at the break.
The rebound battle favored UC Irvine as they grabbed 45 boards, while Eastern Washington only had 34.