IRVINE — Evan Leonard and Tommy Rutherford scored 16 points apiece to lead six UC Irvine players in double figures as the Anteaters crushed NCAA Division III Whittier 112-65 on Wednesday night at the Bren Center.
Eyassu Worku had a season-high 14 points and a career-high seven assists, John Edgar Jr. scored 12 points and Justin Wertner and Darrian Traylor added 11 apiece for UCI (4-5). The Anteaters, who came in averaging 72.1 points per game with a previous season high of 91, shot 62 percent (41 for 66) from the field.
Worku hit a 3-pointer to make it 13-2, added
LAS VEGAS — Frederick Scott scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Jordan Allen added 19 points, and Rider pulled away early to beat UC Irvine 90-82 in a Thursday night consolation round game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas International.
Dimencio Vaughn scored 13 points with nine rebounds and Stevie Jordan added 12 points with four assists for the Broncs (4-1), who on Friday will face Hampton.
Anthony Durham’s 3-pointer put Rider ahead for good, 3-2, and sparked a 9-0 run, and the Broncs led 28-18 after a 3-pointer by Allen. Rider led by 13 on Allen’s 3-pointer with 5:05