Denver Falls 63-50 to UC Irvine - Recap
UC Irvine earned a 63-50 victory over Denver on Saturday, getting 14 points from Luke Nelson at Magness Arena.
Bettors who backed UC Irvine were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5.5 at sportsbooks.
Chris McNealy had 14 points for UC Irvine and Mamadou Ndiaye chipped in with 11 points. Luke Nelson had 4 assists for them, while Will Davis II was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
Denver got 14 points from Brett Olson in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jalen Love. Chris Udofia contributed 3 assists for them, while Cam Griffin had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed UC Irvine were victorious, as the score was 28-27 at the break.
UC Irvine won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-24.