Scores

Final

UC Davis 65

(9-21, 4-11 Big West)

UC Riverside 78

(10-19, 5-10 Big West)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    10:00 PM ET, March 6, 2014

    Student Recreation Center, Riverside, California

    1 2 T
    UCD 29 3665
    UCRV 39 3978

    Top Performers

    UC Davis: B. Lemar 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    UC Riverside: C. Patton 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    UC Riverside cruises past UC Davis 78-65

    Associated Press

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Chris Patton scored 20 points on 10-of-17 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to propel UC Riverside into the Big West tournament with a 78-65 victory over UC Davis on Thursday night.

    UC Riverside (10-19, 5-10) opened the game with a 6-0 spurt to take a lead it would never surrender, carrying a 39-29 advantage into the break and continuing to pull away in the second half. The win secured the final tournament spot by giving the Highlanders a one-game advantage and the season sweep over UC Davis (9-21, 4-11).

    Sam Finley contributed 19 points and Steven Thornton added 14 for UC Riverside, which shot 55 percent from the field and held a 34-26 rebounding advantage.

    Brynton Lemar led the Aggies with 19 points, Corey Hawkins had 13 and Ryan Sypkens 10, including a trio of 3-pointers that set a new conference record at 312 career treys.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCD
    UCRV
    Points 65 78
    FG Made-Attempted 26-58 (.448) 29-53 (.547)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 16-18 (.889)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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