Harden leads UC Davis past UC Irvine 85-76
DAVIS, Calif. (AP)—Joe Harden had 24 points and eight rebounds and UC Davis beat UC Irvine 85-76 Thursday.
Mark Payne added 14 points for Davis (11-13, 6-5 Big West), which used a 13-0 run in the second half to pull away. The Aggies were 28-for-30 from the free throw line, with 22 of those attempts coming after halftime.
Michael Hunter led Irvine (8-16, 5-6) with 22 points and freshman Eric Wise added 18 points and eight rebounds.
Davis, which shot 51 percent from the floor, led 38-32 at halftime.