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

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UC Irvine vs. Pacific: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
UC Irvine 62
(17-14, 4-13 away)
Pacific 70
(18-12, 12-2 home)
Venue: Spanos Center
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, March 07, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UC Irvine 19 43 62
Pacific 39 31 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UC Irvine A Young 13 A Young 7 M Wilder 3
Pacific S Taku 15 T Gill 7 T Fulton 4

On Thursday, Mar. 7, Pacific took on UC Irvine and defeated the Anteaters 70-62 in conference play. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 1-1. The Tigers were led by Sama Taku, who got a game-high 15 points and four rebounds. Tony Gill had 10 points and added seven rebounds. For the Anteaters, Alex Young got a team-high 13 points and seven rebounds. This makes three wins in a row for the Tigers. Pacific (18-12, 12-5 Big West) gets Long Beach State (17-11, 13-3 Big West) on their home court on Saturday, Mar. 9.

Pacific Game Notes

  • The win over UC Irvine extended the Pacific winning streak to three games.
  • Pacific beat the spread by three points. That makes the 13th time this season the Tigers have beaten the spread.
  • The Tigers have won 93 percent of the time this season (14-1) after recording 70 or more total points.
  • Pacific has won 75 percent of the time this season (9-3) when its three-point percentage has been 45.5 percent or better.
  • Pacific has won 91 percent of the time this season (10-1) when opponents record 62 or fewer total points.
  • This season Pacific has won 73 percent of the time (8-3) when Lorenzo McCloud has 14 points or more and 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Sama Taku has four free throws made or more.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--Pacific has a 12.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Sama Taku and Lorenzo McCloud) accounted for 41.4 percent of the points.
  • Sama Taku has led the team in scoring in five out of 30 games this season.
  • Tony Gill has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 30 games this season.

UC Irvine Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Alex Young and Will Davis II) accounted for 40.3 percent of the points.
  • Alex Young has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding five times in 31 games this season.
  • Will Davis II has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Michael Wilder.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Chris McNealy.
UCI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJohn Ryan10831201
AAlex Young341373111
BWill Davis II351260032
BDaman Starring31863201
B-Michael Wilder27853002
CChris McNealy24650001
CDerick Flowers14212102
D+Travis Souza22310001
-Conor Clifford3200001
PAC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ASama Taku291542200
ATony Gill241072111
B+Travis Fulton35834301
B+Colin Beatty29763100
BLorenzo McCloud331443105
B-R. De Souza17720101
C+Trevin Harris11250001
C+Ross Rivera7510000
CKhalil Kelley15231112

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