IRVINE, Calif. – Daman Starring scored a 3-pointer and followed with another basket to get UC Irvine off and running in overtime, and the Anteaters outscored UC Davis 11-0 for a 69-58 victory on Saturday night.
Adam Folker led UC Irvine (7-7, 1-0 Big West) with 15 points and 14 rebounds.
Starring scored 15 points and Alex Young scored 12. Both men connected on a pair of 3-pointers.
Will Davis II scored 10 for UC Irvine.
Corey Hawkins led UC Davis (4-8, 0-1) with 21 points and Josh Ritchart scored 15, including three 3-pointers.
UC Davis attempted eight shots in the extra period, but could not connect.