Recap - UC Irvine Defeats CS Northridge 72-66
|Recap - UC Irvine Defeats CS Northridge 72-66|
UC Irvine got 14 points from Luke Nelson as they ran past CS Northridge 72-66 on Thursday at Bren Events Center.
UC Irvine did not, however, defeat CS Northridge against the spread, which closed at 12 at most sportsbooks.
UC Irvine got 12 points from Chris McNealy and another 10 points from Alex Young. Alex Young contributed 7 assists, while Mamadou Ndiaye cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
CS Northridge got 21 points from Stephen Maxwell in a losing cause and another 14 points from Aaron Parks. Tre Hale-Edmerson contributed 3 assists for them, while Stephen Maxwell had 15 rebounds.
UC Irvine hit the break leading 36-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
UC Irvine had a 42-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.