Cartwright leads UC Irvine past Long Beach St. 75-67
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Robert Cartwright had 17 points to lead five UC Irvine players in double figures as the Anteaters defeated Long Beach State 75-67 in the semifinals of the Big West...
Long Beach St. faces UC Irvine in Big West semis
Long Beach State (15-18, 9-8) vs. UC Irvine (28-5, 16-1)
Big West Conference Tourney Semifinals, Honda Center, Anaheim, California; Friday, 11 p.m. EDT
UC Riverside meets UC Irvine in Big West quarters
No. 8 seed UC Riverside (10-22, 4-12) vs. No. 1 seed UC Irvine (27-5, 15-1)
Big West Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Honda Center, Anaheim, California; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
Leonard lifts UC Irvine over CSU Northridge 86-74
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Evan Leonard had 17 points as UC Irvine extended its win streak to 13 games, beating Cal State Northridge 86-74 on Saturday night.
UC Irvine looks to extend streak vs CSUN
Cal State Northridge (13-18, 7-8) vs. UC Irvine (26-5, 14-1)
Bren Events Center, Irvine, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Irvine looks for its 10th straight win in...
UC Irvine looks for road win vs Cal Poly
UC Irvine (25-5, 13-1) vs. Cal Poly (6-21, 2-12)
Robert A. Mott Gym, San Luis Obispo, California; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Irvine looks for its fifth straight win over Cal...
UC Irvine looks to extend streak vs UC Riverside
UC Irvine (24-5, 12-1) vs. UC Riverside (9-20, 3-10)
Student Recreation Center, Riverside, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Irvine looks for its 10th straight win in...
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Elston Jones had 12 points and 12 rebounds off the bench to lift UC Irvine to a 64-48 win over UC Davis on Thursday night, the Anteaters' 10th straight victory.
UC Irvine looks to extend streak vs UC Davis
UC Irvine (23-5, 11-1) vs. UC Davis (10-16, 6-6)
The Pavilion, Davis, California; Thursday, 11 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Irvine looks for its 10th straight conference win against UC...
Leonard lifts UC Irvine past UC Santa Barbara 83-70
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Evan Leonard had a season-high 23 points as UC Irvine stretched its win streak to eight games, beating UC Santa Barbara 83-70 on Saturday night.
Jonathan Galloway had 14 points and 11 rebounds for UC Irvine (22-5, 10-1 Big West Conference). Collin Welp added 12 points. Max Hazzard had 10 points for the hosts.
Max Heidegger had 17 points for the Gauchos (17-8, 6-5). Amadou Sow added 12 points. Devearl Ramsey had 11 points and six rebounds.
Jones carries UC Irvine over Hawaii 67-56
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Elston Jones had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead UC Irvine to a 67-56 win over Hawaii on Saturday night, the Anteaters' seventh straight victory.
Max Hazzard had 13 points for UC Irvine (21-5, 9-1 Big West Conference). Jonathan Galloway added 13 rebounds. Eyassu Worku had seven assists for the home team.
Evan Leonard, whose 11 points per game heading into the contest was second on the Anteaters, scored 3 points. He shot 20 percent from 3-point range (1 of 5).
UC Irvine wins 6th straight, beats Cal State Fullerton 60-53
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Max Hazzard scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half to help UC Irvine pull away and beat Cal State Fullerton 60-53 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight win.
It is the earliest an Anteaters (20-5, 8-1 Big West Conference) squad has reached the 20-win mark. It's the best start in coach Russell Turner's nine seasons, and the best since the 2000-01 team opened 21-3.
Hazzard was 4 of 8 from 3-point range. Jonathan Galloway added 14 points and 11 rebounds for UC Irvine.
Hazzard sparks Irvine to 66-62 OT win over Santa Barbara
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Max Hazzard scored eight of his 15 points in overtime and Jonathan Galloway had three critical plays in the last 2:17 and UC Irvine outlasted UC Santa Barbara 66-62 on Thursday night in a battle for first place in the Big West Conference.
UC Irvine stays atop Big West, beats UC Riverside 82-64
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Senior Elston Jones scored a career-high 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds to help UC Irvine beat UC Riverside 82-64 on Saturday night.
Max Hazzard and Jonathan Galloway added 11 points each and Tommy Rutherford scored 10 for the Anteaters (17-5, 5-1 Big West), who stayed atop the conference standings.
Galloway had 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season.
UC Irvine smothers CSU Fullerton, 63-46
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Collin Welp had 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting in just 14 minutes and Tommy Rutherford scored 10 to help UC Irvine beat CSU Fullerton 63-46 on Saturday night for its third consecutive win.
Jonathan Galloway had 11 rebounds and two blocks for UCI (14-4, 2-0 Big West).
Max Hazzard hits 10 3s to help UC Irvine set program record
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Max Hazzard set career marks Saturday night with 10 3-pointers and 32 points and UC Irvine had a program-record 18 3-pointers in an 86-52 rout of Denver.
Hazzard opened the game with three straight 3-pointers and added another after Jonathan Galloway's layup to give UC Irvine a 14-0 lead. Hazzard had already surpassed his career bests with seven 3-pointers and 23 points in the first half when the Anteaters (10-2) built a 47-16 lead.
Sanford scores 18 points, Toledo beats UC Irvine 67-60
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Jaelan Sanford scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Toledo beat UC Irvine 67-60 on Wednesday night.
Sanford was 8 of 15 from the field for the Rockets (5-1). Luke Knapke added 17 points, six rebounds and three assists.
UC Irvine beats Santa Clara 61-49
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Collin Welp scored 12, Eyassu Worku and Max Hazzard added 11 points each, and UC Irvine used a second-half surge to beat Santa Clara 61-49 on Thursday night.
The Anteaters (4-0) trailed by five early in the second half before taking control with a 19-3 run to lead 46-35 on Jonathan Galloway's layup with 7:19 left in the game. The Broncos (0-2) got the deficit no closer than eight from there.
UC Irvine downs UC Riverside 62-52 behind Leonard’s 18 PTs
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Evan Leonard scored 18 points and Tommy Rutherford scored 15 and UC Irvine beat UC Riverside 62-52 on Saturday night.
Eyassu Worku added 10 points and Jonathan Galloway grabbed 11 rebounds for the Anteaters (13-14, 8-3 Big West).
UC Irvine sprinted to a 10-2 lead before the Highlanders countered with an 11-1 run when Chance Murray made a pair of 3-pointers and a jump shot. The Anteaters responded with a 9-0 run and led the rest of the way.
UC Irvine controls UC Riverside in commanding 79-40 win
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Rutherford scored 15 points with 10 rebounds, Jonathan Galloway scored 10 points and tied a career-high with 14 rebounds and UC Irvine beat UC Riverside 79-40 on Wednesday night.
It's the third time in Galloway's career he's reached 14 rebounds and Rutherford's third career double-double. UC Irvine (9-14, 4-3 Big West) had a 55-30 rebounding edge.
Leonard powers UC Irvine past CSU Northridge 71-54
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evan Leonard scored 20 points with 8-for-14 shooting to lead UC Irvine to a 71-54 win over Cal State Northridge on Saturday night.
Max Hazzard added 14 points, Eyassu Worku had 10 and Jonathan Galloway chipped in eight points while grabbing nine rebounds for Irvine (7-13, 2-2 Big West). The Anteaters dominated the glass 42-23 and never trailed.
UC Irvine beats Idaho 67-59 behind Leonard’s 20 points
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Evan Leonard scored a career-high 20 points, Jonathan Galloway grabbed 13 rebounds, and UC Irvine pulled away late to beat Idaho 67-59 in Thursday night's Holiday Hoops Classic.
Rutherford’s career-high 19 leads UC Irvine past Chapman
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Rutherford scored a career-high 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting and two players added double-doubles as UC Irvine dominated Division III Chapman 91-52 on Tuesday night.
Jonathan Galloway scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, while Brad Green added 15 points and 10 boards for Irvine. Reed Smith scored 12.
South Dakota State stifles UC Irvine in 65-54 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — David Jenkins Jr. scored 16 points, Mike Daum and Reed Tellinghuisen each had 12 points, and South Dakota State pulled away from UC Irvine 65-54 Friday night.
Daum made a 3 and a layup with 12:18 to go during a 17-8 Jackrabbits run to break a 31-all score. Eyassu Worku, Elston Jones and Evan Leonard made layups to bring UC Irvine within 49-47, but Tellinghuisen and Daum made back-to-back 3s.