UC Riverside vs. UC Irvine: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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UC Riverside vs. UC Irvine: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
UC Riverside 48
(5-19, 1-12 away)
UC Irvine 52
(13-13, 10-1 home)
Venue: Bren Events Center
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UC Riverside 14 34 48
UC Irvine 26 26 52
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UC Riverside C Harriel 11 C Harriel 10 R Smith 3
UC Irvine M Wilder 17 A Young 8 A Young 4

UC Irvine squared off with UC Riverside on Wednesday, Feb. 13 and came out on top against the Highlanders 52-48 in Big West action. The Anteaters even the season series against UC Riverside at 1-1 with the win. Michael Wilder guided the Anteaters and got a game-high 17 points and five rebounds. Alex Young had 10 points and added eight rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). Chris Harriel registered a double-double for the Highlanders on a team-high 11 points and 10 rebounds. UC Irvine (13-13, 7-6 Big West) gets Cal State Fullerton (12-11, 5-6 Big West) at home on Saturday, Feb. 16.

UC Irvine Game Notes

  • The last time UCI started the season 13-13 was 1999.
  • The Anteaters have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, UC Irvine is 28-29 in close games.
  • The Anteaters have won 88 percent of the time this season (7-1) after recording five or more blocks.
  • UCI has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 48 or fewer total points.
  • UCI set season lows for field goals made (17) and field goal percentage (30.9).
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--UCI has a 15.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Michael Wilder accounted for 32.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Alex Young and Will Davis II) accounted for 40.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Michael Wilder has led the team in scoring in three out of 26 games this season.
  • Alex Young has led the team in rebounding in four out of 26 games this season.
  • Alex Young has four straight double-digit point games.

UC Riverside Game Notes

  • The Highlanders have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, UC Riverside is 34-23 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Highlanders losing streak to six games.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Harriel and Chris Patton) accounted for 41.6 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chris Harriel and Josh Fox) accounted for 40.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Chris Harriel has led the team in scoring six times in 24 games this season.
  • Chris Harriel recorded the third double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Chris Harriel has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Chris Harriel recorded a double-double. It was his first this season and third of his career.
UCR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Taylor Johns15651012
B+Chris Harriel2711100123
BJosh Fox32691000
BAustin Quick20920011
C+Robert Smith33523303
CChris Patton30970005
CDavin Guinn18240000
D+Steven Jones11021000
-Lucas Devenny10030001
-Tre Owens4000000
UCI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMichael Wilder381751000
AAlex Young301084313
BWill Davis II16471022
C+Adam Folker28740110
CDaman Starring30832103
CTravis Souza14221000
D+Chris McNealy21240001
-Conor Clifford8011010
-Derick Flowers7200101
-Aaron Wright8000001

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