Louisiana Tech 76, UC Irvine 72

DeAndre Brown scored 26 points Sunday night as Louisiana Tech

defeated UC Irvine 76-72.

The Bulldogs overcame a 10-point deficit with 13 minutes left to

win the Irvine subregional of the 2K Sports Classic benefiting

Coaches vs. Cancer.

Brown made 10 of 18 shots from the field. Olu Ashaolu had 16

points and nine rebounds for Louisiana Tech (5-1), which never led

by more than five points. The Bulldogs took the lead for good on

Brandon Gibson’s 3-pointer with 1:52 to go.

Darren Moore led UC Irvine (2-3) with 26 points, six rebounds

and five assists. Pavol Losonsky scored 11 points and Mike Wilder

10 for the Anteaters.