UC Irvine 70, Sam Houston St. 62 OT
IRVINE, Calif. (AP)—Chuma Awaji had 15 points and 14 rebounds and Darren Fells had 14 points as UC Irvine beat Sam Houston State 70-62 in Overtime Saturday night.
Nic Campbell added 10 points for UC Irvine (4-6), which had lost four of five coming into the game.
Tied at 56 at the end of regulation, the Anteaters outscored the Bearkats 14-6 in the extra period.
Jejuan Plair led Sam Houston State (6-4) with 16 points, and Jeremy Thomas had 10.
The Bearkats play No. 1 UCLA on Tuesday.