Scores

Final

Morgan State 63

(3-10, 1-0 MEAC)

UC Irvine 75

(8-7, 4-3 home)

10:30 PM ET, January 2, 2014

Bren Events Center, Irvine, California

1 2 T
MORG 26 3763
UCI 32 4375

Top Performers

Morgan State: A. Hubbard 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

UC Irvine: A. Young 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

UC Irvine downs Morgan State 75-63

Associated Press

IRVINE, Calif. -- Alex Young scored 18 points Thursday night and UC Irvine beat Morgan State 75-63.

Will Davis II and John Ryan each scored 14 and Mamadou Ndiaye added 12 as UC Irvine (8-7) outshot Morgan State (3-10) from the field 55.8 to 37.5 percent. Davis also grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Bears jumped to an 8-0 lead, but the Anteaters replied with a 9-0 run and the lead changed hands three more times until Young hit back-to-back 3-pointers, sparking a 10-0 run for a 32-26 UC Irvine halftime lead.

The Anteaters steadily pulled away in the second half as Davis became more assertive, scoring back-to-back buckets at 11:41 for a 53-35 lead, and Ryan stepped up to score 13 points in the half.

Justin Black led Morgan State with 17 points, Ian Chiles scored 16 and Anthony Hubbard added 14 points and 11 rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MORG
UCI
Points 63 75
FG Made-Attempted 24-64 (.375) 29-52 (.558)
3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 4-14 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 13-21 (.619)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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