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NCAA Game Summary - UC Riverside at UC Davis



(Thursday, January 16th)

Final Score: UC Riverside 81, UC Davis 69

Davis, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Taylor Johns scored 22 points as the UC Riverside Highlanders used a second half surge to defeat the UC Davis Aggies, 81-69, in a Big West Conference showdown at The Pavilion.

Sam Finley provided a spark off the bench for UC Riverside (6-11, 1-2 BWC) with 19 points and six rebounds. Chris Patton added 14 points while Steven Thornton netted 13 on 5-of-7 shooting from the field.

Corey Hawkins paced the Aggies (5-13, 0-3) with 18 points and five assists. Georgi Funtarov scored 14 points and Avery Johnson finished with 12. Iggy Nujic posted 10 points and nine rebounds in UC Davis's third consecutive setback.

The Aggies played very well on the offensive end in the opening period, connecting on 50 percent of their field goal attempts including 9-of-17 from 3-point range. UC Riverside went into halftime trailing, 41-27, after it hit on 40 percent of its shots from the floor in the first half.

UC Davis cooled off to connect on just 31.8 percent of its shots from the field in the second stanza. The Highlanders converted 70.8 percent of their field goal tries including 6-of-7 from beyond the arc to overcome the double- digit deficit. UC Riverside went on a 21-4 run to make it a two-point game with 10:16 left in regulation. The Highlanders took the lead on a Johns layup with 6:26 showing on the clock and stayed in front the rest of the way.

In addition to knocking down 7-of-9 shots from 3-point range, UC Riverside also enjoyed a 33-26 edge in the rebounding battle.

01/17 00:24:48 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
17th
DUR 6
NOR 8
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
9th
DET 2
CLE 3
 
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
8th
TEX 1
SEA 2
 
7th
CWS 3
BOS 1
 
7th
HOU 4
KAN 4
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN 0
TOR 0
2nd
ANA 0
OAK 0
 
2nd
SDP 0
COL 1
 
1st
SFG 0
LOS 0
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
 
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
 
4th
MEM 93
DAL 90
 
4th
OKC 110
DET 111
 
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
4th
MIA 87
PHI 97
 
4th
NYK 94
TOR 92
 
1st OT
MIN 116
UTA 117
 
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
1st OT
TAM 4
MON 4
 
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
1st
ANA 1
DAL 0
 
17th
DUR 6
NOR 8