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Davis scores 23 points, adds 14 rebounds as Irvine takes control late to beat Hawaii 76-60

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IRVINE, California — Will Davis II scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and UC Irvine pulled away in the second half for a 75-60 win over Hawaii on Thursday night.

Travis Souza hit five 3-pointers for 15 points and Luke Nelson added 13 with eight assists for the Anteaters (15-10, 8-3 Big West).

The game was tied at 29 at the half before Irvine hit 7 of 10 3-pointers to pull away.

Stefan Jankovic had 18 points and 15 rebounds for Hawaii (18-10, 6-6) and Negus Webster-Chan had 16 points.

Hawaii was just 9 of 33 from the field in the second half, finishing 6 of 19 behind the arc while Irvine went 10 of 18.

Irvine never trailed in the second half but didn't pull away until a 10-2 run made it 61-48 with 6:34 to play.

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