UC Irvine 70, Sam Houston St. 62 OT

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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.

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 Sam Houston St.
J. Plair J. Plair
5-14,  16 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists
 UC Irvine
C. Awaji C. Awaji
5-9,  15 Pts
14 Rebs, 3 Assists

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