UC Irvine beats UC Riverside 63-44 in Big West tourney
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Collin Welp came off the bench to score 15 points and lead UC Irvine to a 63-44 win over UC Riverside in the quarterfinals of the Big West Conference Tournament on Thursday...
Dijkstra leads UC Riverside past UC Davis 71-70
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Callum McRae hit a layup with 2 seconds remaining in the game and Menno Dijkstra had 12 points and 10 rebounds to carry UC Riverside to a 71-70 win over UC Davis on...
Long Beach St. tops UC Riverside 70-57
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker and Edon Maxhuni scored 21 points apiece as Long Beach State beat UC Riverside 70-57 on Wednesday night.
CSUN looks to sweep UC Riverside
UC Riverside (9-19, 3-9) vs. Cal State Northridge (11-17, 5-7)
Matadome, Northridge, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Riverside seeks revenge on Cal State Northridge...
Martin scores 18, UC Riverside upsets UC Santa Barbara 71-57
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dikymbe Martin scored 18 points — surpassing 1,000 career points — and UC Riverside upset UC Santa Barbara 71-57 Thursday night, using a barrage of 3-pointers to take control early.
Garrick, Alexander lead Cal Poly past UC Riverside
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Marcellus Garrick had 18 points on six 3-pointers, Job Alexander added 15 points, six rebounds and six assists and Cal Poly used a big second-half to defeat UC Riverside 71-45 on Thursday night.
The Mustangs led 28-25 at halftime then shot 57 percent and scored 43 points in the second half. Cal Poly's 19-3 run to open the second half put the game well in hand, 47-28 with 11:55 remaining.
Sow scores 22 with 9 boards as UCSB beats UC Riverside 72-62
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amadou Sow had a season-high 22 points and nine rebounds and Devearl Ramsey scored 20 as UC Santa Barbara beat UC Riverside 72-64 on Saturday night for its fifth win in a row.
Ar'mond Davis and JaQuori McLaughlin added 12 points apiece for UC Santa Barbara (13-3, 2-0 Big West Conference).
Gomez has career night, CSU Northridge wins Big West opener
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Terrell Gomez scored a career-high 32 points, missed a pair of free throws with five seconds left in a one-point game but wrapped up a last-second miss and CSU Northridge held on to defeat UC Riverside 84-83 Wednesday night.
UC Riverside rolls past Bethesda 112-47.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Zac Watson scored 25 points, Ajani Kennedy and Menno Dijkstra posted double-doubles and UC Riverside overwhelmed Bethesda 112-47 on Friday night.
Watson was 11-of-13 shooting with nine rebounds, Kennedy scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and Dijkstra added 16 points and 13 boards for the Highlanders (6-10), playing their final nonconference game and improving to 5-1 at home.
UC Riverside holds on to beat Pepperdine 75-71
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dikymbe Martin scored 22 points on Thursday night and UC Riverside held on in the final minute for a 75-71 win over Pepperdine.
Smits, Golder lift Valpo past UC Riverside 82-73
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Derrik Smits scored 18 points with six rebounds and Markus Golder scored 16 and Valparaiso beat UC Riverside 82-73 on Sunday.
Valparaiso (5-3) has won three of its last four and has scored at least 72 points in those games.
Gilliam, UC Riverside beat Elon 77-64
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Gilliam scored all of his 17 points in the second half on Friday night to help UC Riverside beat Elon 77-64 in the Pacific Thanksgiving Tournament.
Dragan Elkaz and Ajani Kennedy added 11 points apiece for UC Riverside (1-4).
Gallinat, Dorsey lead Pacific past UC Riverside 74-54
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 20 points and Lafayette Dorsey 18 to lead Pacific over UC Riverside 74-54 on Thursday.
Gallinat was 5-of-10 shooting and made 9 of 10 free throws while Dorsey was 7 of 9 from the field with the Tigers shooting 52 percent, including 58 percent in the second half when the Tigers (4-2) outscored the Highlanders by 13. Khy Kabellis added 11 points and Jahlil Tripp grabbed 10 rebounds to go with nine points.
UC Riverside tops Merced 63-53 for coach Patrick’s first win
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dikymbe Martin and Jordan Gilliam scored 13 points apiece and UC Riverside beat NAIA UC Merced 63-53 on Saturday night for coach David Patrick's first win.
Eric Rwahwire scored 11 points with eight boards and Menno Dijkstra added 10 points for the Highlanders (1-3), who shot 50 percent to the Golden Bobcats' 37.5 percent but gave up 13 points on 17 turnovers.
Shorts sprints to push UC Davis past UC Riverside 64-63
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — TJ Shorts II scored 16 points, and ran from baseline to baseline to make the game-winning layup with a second left and give UC Davis a 64-63 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday night.
UC Davis (19-9, 10-4 Big West Conference) has won three straight games. UC Riverside (8-19, 3-10 Big West Conference) has lost two of its last three.
Dijkstra, UC Riverside top Hawaii 64-60
HONOLULU (AP) — Menno Dijkstra scored 17 points, Chance Murray added 16 points with six assists and UC Riverside beat Hawaii 64-60 on Wednesday night.
The visiting team won for the fifth straight time in the series.
Hawaii's Brocke Stepteau cut the deficit to 59-57 with 45 seconds left on a 3-pointer and after DJ Sylvester answered with a 3, Stepteau added another 3 to make it 62-60. Dijkstra sealed it at the line with two makes.
UC Davis rallies to beat UC Riverside 75-65
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Chima Moneke scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds and UC Davis rallied to beat UC Riverside 75-65 on Thursday night to win its third straight.
Siler Schneider scored 15 points, TJ Shorts II added 11 with four steals and five assists, and Michael Onyebalu scored 10 for the Aggies (11-5, 2-0 Big West Conference), who made 21 free throws and shot 48 percent from the floor.
UC Riverside tops Air Force 67-48 to end four-game slide
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dikymbe Martin knocked down all four of his 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points and Menno Dijkstra added career highs of 12 points and 12 rebounds as UC Riverside snapped a four-game skid with a 67-48 victory over Air Force on Friday night.
Chance Murray finished with 15 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals for the Highlanders (3-6), who shot 53 percent (25 of 47) from the floor.
Martin scores 26, UC Irvine moves alone into 1st in Big West
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Jaron Martin made 6 of 9 from 3-point range and scored 26 points to help UC Irvine beat UC Riverside 79-60 and take sole possession first place in the Big West on Saturday night.
The Anteaters (16-12, 9-3) fell behind by 10 early and trailed for the first 18 minutes but had a 28-5 run that spanned both halves and ended at 48-29 with 13:46 to go.
UC Riverside uses 2nd-half runs to beat Cal Poly 67-56
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Dikymbe Martin scored 17 points, Brandon Rosser added 16 and UC Riverside used a pair of second-half runs to beat Cal Poly 67-56 on Saturday night.
UC Riverside snaps 7-game skid, beats Grand Canyon 76-56
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Gentrey Thomas scored 15 points, Brandon Rosser added 13 and 10 rebounds and UC Riverside snapped a seven-game losing streak to beat Grand Canyon 76-56 on Saturday.
The Highlanders (2-9) scored 10 straight to open a 27-12 advantage, led 39-22 at the half and had their largest lead of 23 three times late in the second half.
Menno Dijkstra added 14 points and six rebounds for UC Riverside. Thomas made 3 of 4 from 3-point range and the Highlanders made 7 of 15.
Toolson, Utah Valley pull away late, beat UC Riverside 73-64
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Connor Toolson had 16 points, including a late 3-pointer, Kenneth Ogbe scored 14 and Utah Valley beat UC Riverside 73-64 on Wednesday night.
Brandon Randolph added 13 points and Isaac Neilson scored 12.
Hayden Schenck made a jumper and then hit a 3-pointer to spark a 9-0 run that made it 33-26 with 3:35 left in the half and Utah Valley (7-6) led the rest of the way.