Scores

Final

San Jose State 58

(3-4, 2-3 away)

UC Irvine 68

(4-3, 3-1 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 3, 2005

    Bren Events Center, Irvine, California

    1 2 T
    SJSU 23 3558
    UCI 28 4068

    Top Performers

    San Josť St: A. Elam 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

    UC Irvine: D. Fells 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Stl, 2 Blk

    UC Irvine 68, San Jose State 58

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Darren Fells had 19 points, eight rebounds and a career-high five steals to lead UC Irvine to a 68-58 victory over San Jose State on Saturday night.

    Aaron Fitzgerald added 18 points and Ross Schraeder scored 15 for the Anteaters (4-3), who shot 56.3 percent from the floor and 58.3 percent from 3-point range.

    Alex Elam scored 14 of his season-high 19 points in the second half for the Spartans (3-4), who shot 38.2 percent in their third consecutive loss. Carlton Spencer added 11 points.

    Elam scored eight points and Spencer had six in a 16-4 surge that narrowed San Jose State's deficit to 52-50 with 5:07 to play. But Irvine responded with a 6-0 run that stretched the lead to 58-50.

    The Spartans' Matt Misko scored five points within two seconds to cut the margin to 58-55. Then Fitzgerald and Schraeder each made a 3-pointer to start a 10-0 spurt that gave the Anteaters a 68-55 lead with 57.3 seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SJSU
    UCI
    Points 58 68
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 27-48 (.563)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 7-12 (.583)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 7-9 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

    2005-06 Season

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