UC Irvine cruises past Pomona-Pitzer 80-53
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Jaron Martin, Tommy Rutherford and Eyassu Worku scored 12 points apiece and UC Irvine cruised to an 80-53 win over Division III Pomona-Pitzer on Friday night.
An 11-0 run midway through the first half put the lead in double figures and the Anteaters (5-5) cruised from there. It was 37-22 at the half.
The Sagehens (2-4), shot 26 percent in the first half (7 of 27) while Irvine was making twice as many field goals, including five 3-pointers. Martin had all 12 of his points at the break.
The Anteaters shot 53 percent in the second half and finished with a 34-12 advantage on inside points, outrebounding the Sagehens 41-31.
All 12 UC Irvine players scored at least three points, and 11 had rebounds.
Micah Elan had 12 points and Daniel Rosenbaum 10 for Pomona-Pitzer.