Updated: UC Riverside (5-13) Faces Pacific (10-8)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  UC Riverside 24 34 58 +14.0
  Pacific 31 32 63 -14.0
Thu, Jan 24 2013, 07:00 PM PST

Spanos Center
Stockton, CA
Attendance: 1,966

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UC Riverside travels to Spanos Center on Thursday to take on Pacific. It takes place at 10:00 EST. The Highlanders are 3-5 against the Tigers over the last four years. They fell 60-52 on 2/2/2012, the last time they met.

UC Riverside is currently in 9th place in the Big West and Pacific is in 2nd place.

In their last game, Chris Patton put up 21 points in the Highlanders 68-58 win over UC Irvine on January 19th. His 12.2 points per game is the highest mark on the team. In a 74-62 victory over Cal State Northridge on January 19th, Ross Rivera put up 16 points and 5 rebounds for the Tigers. He contributes 3.4 rebounds per game in addition to his 9.1 points per game.

Comparing team stats, Pacific looks to have the edge in one significant category, scoring, where the Tigers have the upper hand over the Highlanders, 68 points per game to 60 points per game. Areas of strength for Pacific include: turnover percentage at 17.6 and defensive rebounding percentage at 72.0.

StatSmack! UC Riverside is better than Pacific
  • The UC Riverside rebounding leader (Josh Fox) has more rebounds than the Pacific rebounding leader (Sama Taku).
  • Chris Harriel is ranked 2nd in the Big West in steals.
  • Lucas Devenny is ranked 10th in the Big West in blocks.
  • The UC Riverside three-point leader (Robert Smith) has more three-pointers than the Pacific three-point leader (Trevin Harris).
UCR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Chris Patton 27 12 5 1 1 1 2
C- Josh Fox 27 10 7 1 0 0 2
D+ Chris Harriel 28 11 4 2 2 1 2
D+ Taylor Johns 18 6 5 1 1 1 1
D Robert Smith 31 8 3 3 1 0 3
D Lucas Devenny 18 2 5 1 0 1 1
D Dayton Boddie 14 4 2 1 1 0 1
D- Austin Quick 19 4 2 2 1 0 2
D- Davin Guinn 21 5 4 1 1 0 2
F Tre Owens 9 3 1 0 0 0 0
F Steven Jones 11 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Tajai Johnson 7 2 0 0 0 0 1
F T.J. Burke 6 1 1 0 0 0 1
PAC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Lorenzo McCloud 27 11 2 4 1 0 2
C Travis Fulton 22 8 4 2 1 0 1
C Sama Taku 24 9 4 2 1 0 2
C Ross Rivera 21 9 3 0 0 0 1
C Trevin Harris 15 5 2 2 1 0 1
C Khalil Kelley 17 6 3 1 0 0 1
C- Tony Gill 15 6 3 1 0 0 1
C- R. De Souza 17 4 2 2 1 0 1
C- Colin Beatty 20 4 3 1 0 0 1
D+ Markus Duran 9 4 1 1 0 0 0
D Andrew Bock 11 2 1 1 0 0 1
D Tim Thomas 7 4 2 0 0 0 1
D Jordan Turner 4 0 1 1 0 0 0
D S. Llewellyn 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
F Reed Kamler 3 0 2 0 0 0 0
F Aaron Short 7 2 1 0 1 0 1

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2013-2014 Roster

#4 K. Acevedo So G 6-0 185
#21 Lucas Devenny Sr F 6-8 240
#1 Sam Finley Fr G 6-2 185
#20 Colin Gruber Jr F 6-5 190
#0 Nick Gruninger Jr G 5-10 160
#15 Chris Harriel Sr F 6-4 185
#5 Taylor Johns So F 6-7 220
#10 Steven Jones So G 6-0 175
#11 Tre Owens So F 6-6 185
#54 Chris Patton Sr F 6-10 246
#35 Austin Quick Jr G 6-2 180
#3 C. Standifer Jr G 6-5 185
#24 Steven Thornton Jr F 6-4 205