Scores

Final

UC Irvine 45

(15-15, 7-9 Big West)

UC Davis 72

(22-8, 10-6 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, March 8, 2011

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    UCI 26 1945
    UCD 38 3472

    UC Davis 72, UC Irvine 45

    Associated Press

    DAVIS, Calif. -- Paige Mintun and Vicky Deely scored 14 points each to help UC Davis cruise to a 72-45 victory over UC Irvine on Tuesday night in the first round of the Big West tournament.

    With the win, the No. 4 seed Aggies (22-8) advanced to the semifinals in Anaheim, Calif., where they will play No. 3 seed UC Riverside (19-11) on Friday.

    The Anteaters (15-15) pulled ahead briefly early in the first half, but the Aggies went on a 12-0 run to take the lead for good.

    UC Davis led by as many as 28 points late in the game, outscoring the Anteaters 34-19 in the second half.

    Tayler Champion grabbed a double-double to lead UC Irvine with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

    Heidi Heintz added 10 points for the Aggies while Lauren Juric pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds.

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