UC Irvine’s Adam Folker grabbed teammate Aaron Wright’s miss and appeared to score the game-winning shot, but after a lengthy video review officials determined that Folker’s shot didn’t beat the buzzer.
Shamburger led the Spartans (1-1) with 12 points despite shooting just 3 for 12 from the field and 1 for 5 from 3-point range. Will Carter had 11 points and 14 rebounds, and Calvin Douglas scored 10 for the Spartans.
Wright, a freshman guard, led UC Irvine (0-2) with 14 points and freshman forward Will Davis II had 12 points and nine rebounds. Folker had eight points and nine rebounds for the Anteaters.