NCAA Game Summary - UC Irvine vs. Fairleigh-Dickinson
(Wednesday, November 25th)
Final Score: UC Irvine 75, Fairleigh-Dickinson 54
Richmond, KY (Sports Network) - Michael Hunter scored 16 points to lead the UC Irvine Anteaters to a 75-54 win over the Knights of Fairleigh-Dickinson in the Richmond Subregional bracket of the CBE Classic.
Also scoring in double figures for the Anteaters (3-3), as they snapped a two- game slide, were Mike Wilder and Eric Wise with 12 and 11 points, respectively, the latter also handing out six assists in the triumph.
The Knights (1-5) were paced by Sean Baptiste who recorded a game-high 19 points and cleared seven boards, followed by Mike Scott with 14 points in the team's third straight setback.
UCI shot a mere 1-of-6 behind the three-point line in the first half, compared to 4-of-7 for the Knights, yet it was the Anteaters who claimed a 39-35 advantage at the break.
In the second half FDU's offense dried up, the team making a mere 7-of-28 shots from the floor and 1-of-6 on the perimeter, en route to the 21-point loss.
In a game that saw four ties and six lead changes, Irvine forced 16 turnovers and traded them in for 29 points.
11/25 22:42:42 ET