Aggies Even Record With 19-Point Win Over Monterey Bay

Sophomore Ryan Moore grabbed a game-high eight rebounds at Monterey Bay.
 
Sophomore Ryan Moore grabbed a game-high eight rebounds at Monterey Bay.
 

Dec. 2, 2002

Box Score

SEASIDE, Calif. - Justin Stearns and Dominic Callori each scored 21 points and the Aggies shot 70 percent from three-point range as UC Davis defeated Cal State Monterey Bay, 84-65, Monday evening in a non-conference men's basketball game at the Otter Sports Center.

With the win, the Aggies improve to 2-2 on the season while the Sea Otters fall to 1-8. The Aggies began the game by shooting 52 percent from the field in the first half, including 63 percent from beyond the three-point line. At the same time the Otters struggled to find the range, connecting on just 37 percent of their shots. The first half ended with UC Davis holding a 41-33 lead.

In the second half it was more of the same as the Aggies continued to shoot the ball well, hitting on 54 percent of their shots, including both three-point attempts. UC Davis would finish the game hitting 53.1 percent (34-64) from the field at 70 percent (7-10) from long range to secure the 19-point victory.

Stearns led the way as he hit 9-13 shots, including three from long range for his 21 points. It marked the third 20-plus point night in four games for the sophomore guard. Callori also notched his third 20-plus point effort on the young season as he added seven rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals to his stat line. Sophomore wing Ryan Moore scored 14 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds.

Monterey Bay was paced by Mike Miller's 16 points and five rebounds, while Antoine Griffin was the only other player in double figures with 10 points.

UC Davis will next be in action this Saturday when it travels to Chico for the California Collegiate Athletic Association opener against the Wildcats. Gametime is set for 8 p.m.

UC DAVIS (2-2)
Gus Argenal 2-3 4-5 9, Justin Stearns 9-13 0-0 21, Ryan Moore 7-13 0-0 14, Dominic Callori 8-19 4-7 21, Danny Workman 1-3 1-2 3, Fowzi Abdelsamad 3-4 0-1 8, Rommel Marentez 1-1 0-0 2, Jesse Pruitt 1-2 0-0 2, Robert Ehsan 0-1 0-0 0, Jake Reid 0-1 0-0 0, Brett Lantz 2-4 0-0 4. TOTALS 34-64 9-15 84.

 

 

Cal State Monterey Bay (1-8)
Craig Fortier 2-7 0-0 6, Khi-min Jung 0-2 1-2 1, Abe Pedroza 0-0 0-0 0, Calvin Pennix 3-7 1-2 8, Jared Jungwirth 0-1 0-1 0, Antoine Griffin 4-13 1-1 10, Josh Warren 0-0 0-0 0, Josh Deane 3-7 0-2 6, Mike Miller 4-10 8-10 16, Jared Lloyd 2-4 4-4 8, Nick Johnson 1-2 0-0 2, Colin Pfaff 0-1 0-0 0, Brimah Vonjo 2-2 2-2 6, Tiberius Lee 1-2 0-0 2. TOTALS 22-58 17-24 65.

Halftime: UCD 41-33. Three-Point Field Goals: UCD 7-10 (Stearns 3-4, Abdelsamad 2-2, Argenal 1-1, Callori 1-2, Lantz 0-1), CSUMB 4-19 (Fortier 2-5, Pennix 1-4, Griffin 1-5, Pfaff 0-1, Lloyd 0-1, Miller 0-1, Jung 0-2). Rebounds: UCD 28 (Moore 8), CSUMB 30 (Miller 5). Assists: UCD 14 (Argenal/Callori/Workman 3), CSUMB 13 (Jung/Pennix 3). Turnovers: UCD 12, CSUMB 18. Fouled Out: None.