No. 5 UC Irvine, No. 7 Long Beach State Survive And Advance to Wednesday's Quarterfinals
No. 5 UC Irvine Holds Off No. 8 UC Santa Barbara In Big West Tournament First Round
No. 5 UC Irvine built a double-digit lead and held off a late charge by No. 8 UC Irvine to win the opening game of the 2019 Big West Women's Basketball Tournament at Bren Events Center. The Anteaters now advance to take on the defending Tournament champion No. 4 CSUN in a quarterfinal matchup tomorrow at 8:30 pm.
No. 7 Long Beach State Stifiles No. 6 Cal State Fullerton, Advances To Big West Quarterfinals
Seventh-seeded Long Beach State used timely offense and rock solid defense to hold off No. 6 Cal State Fullerton in first round Big West Tournament action, 60-54. The Beach advances to take on No. 3 UC Riverside in the quarterfinals tomorrow at 12:00 pm in Bren Events Center.