Cal Poly 45 at UC Irvine 52

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UC Irvine uses late push to beat Cal Poly 52-45
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. (AP)—Adam Folker had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead UC Irvine to a 52-45 victory against Cal Poly on Wednesday night.

Daman Starring added 12 points for the Anteaters (11-11, 5-4 Big West), who ended the game on an 8-0 run without making a shot from the field.

With 15 points, Chris Eversley was the only player in double figures for the Mustangs (9-10, 5-4), who went scoreless after Dylan Royer’s 3-pointer gave them a 45-44 lead with 2:35 remaining.

Starring, Alex Young, Michael Wilder and Chris McNealy made two free throws each in the final 1:58 for UC Irvine. Meanwhile, Cal Poly had a turnover, missed two free-throw attempts and went 0 for 3 from the floor down the stretch.

Cal Poly shot 34.9 percent (15 of 43). UC Irvine had held 12 opponents under 40-percent shooting this season.

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 Top Performers
 Cal Poly
Chris Eversley Chris Eversley
5-11,  15 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
 UC Irvine
Adam Folker Adam Folker
8-11,  16 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists

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