UC Irvine vs Long Beach State Final: 61-58 - Recap

UC Irvine vs Long Beach State Final: 61-58 - Recap

UC Irvine got 28 points from Luke Nelson en route to a 61-58 victory over Long Beach State on Thursday at Bren Events Center.

UC Irvine earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 6-point spread.

Chris McNealy had 10 points for UC Irvine and Mamadou Ndiaye chipped in with 8 points. Alex Young had 5 assists for them, while Mamadou Ndiaye was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Long Beach State got a 14-point performance from Dan Jennings, who was supported by 10 points from A.J. Spencer. Tyler Lamb had 3 assists in a losing cause for Long Beach State, while Travis Hammonds grabbed 10 rebounds.

The rebound battle favored Long Beach State as they grabbed 42 boards, while UC Irvine only had 37.