ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Robert Cartwright had 17 points to lead five UC Irvine players in double figures as the Anteaters defeated Long Beach State 75-67 in the semifinals of the Big West Conference Tourney on Friday night. Max Hazzard added 14 points for the Anteaters. Evan Leonard chipped in 13, Tommy Rutherford scored 11 and Jonathan Galloway had 10.
Deishuan Booker had 21 points for the 49ers (15-19). Bryan Alberts added 12 points. Mason Riggins had 10 points.