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Wise, Moore lead UC Irvine to 76-63 victory

Feb 7, 2010 - 6:27 AM IRVINE, Calif.(AP) -- Eric Wise scored 21 points and Darren Moore had 16 points and nine rebounds as UC Irvine defeated Cal State-Bakersfield 76-63 Saturday night to earn a split in the teams' home-and-home series this week.

Michael Hunter added 15 points for the Anteaters (10-14), who lost at Bakersfield on Wednesday.

Donavan Bragg paced the Roadrunners (5-17) with 25 points and Stephon Carter added 12.

Irvine, which snapped a four-game losing streak, built a 33-22 halftime lead behind 11 points from Wise and 10 from Hunter.

A 3-pointer by Moore with 14:20 to play gave the Anteaters their largest lead, 48-28, and the Roadrunners couldn't get closer than 11 the rest of the way.

Irvine shot 44.8 percent from the field while Bakersfield shot 32.1 percent.