UC Irvine
56 - 66 Final
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Texas-San Antonio defeats UC-Irvine 66-56

Nov 24, 2009 - 4:46 AM RICHMOND, Ky.(AP) -- Devin Gibson scored 19 points and Texas-San Antonio defeated California-Irvine 66-56 on Monday night.

Gibson was 7-for-10 and led the Roadrunners to 50 percent shooting (25 of 50) in the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic, and their first 3-0 start since 2004-05.

The Roadrunners extended their non-conference winning streak to nine games and have defeated 12 of their past 14 non-league opponents.

Terry Fields and Morris Smith added 11 points apiece for the Roadrunners, who tallied 40 points in the paint.

The Roadrunners led 34-27 at halftime after a 9-2 run over the final 6:30 of the frame. Fields scored five points, tallied one assist and a steal during the run, which was capped off by a layup from Sei Paye with 1:11 until halftime.

Eric Wise scored 23 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the field and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line for the Anteaters (2-2).