Leonard, Edgar Jr. carry UC Irvine over CS Northridge 87-64

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evan Leonard had 18 points to lead five UC Irvine players in double figures as the Anteaters romped past Cal State Northridge 87-64 on Saturday night.

John Edgar Jr. added 14 points for the Anteaters. Collin Welp chipped in 13, Brad Greene scored 13 and Tommy Rutherford had 12.

Leonard hit 6 of 7 3-pointers. Greene also had 11 rebounds and three blocks.

Cal State Northridge totaled 29 points in the second half, a season low for the team.

Elijah Harkless had 21 points for the Matadors (11-17, 6-6). Lamine Diane added 18 points and seven rebounds. Terrell Gomez had six rebounds.

UC Irvine will seek its fifth straight win on Thursday when the team visits Cal Poly. Cal State Northridge faces Long Beach State on the road on Wednesday.


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