Bethesda vs. UC Irvine (4-1)
Bren Events Center, Irvine, California; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The UC Irvine Anteaters are set to battle the Flames of Bethesda. UC Irvine is coming off a 69-64 win over Santa Clara in its most recent game.
LEADING THE CHARGE: Collin Welp has averaged 14 points and 6.6 rebounds this year for UC Irvine. Dawson Baker has complemented Welp with 12 points per game.MIGHTY MARK: Mark Carter has connected on 33.3 percent of the 27 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 7 for 23 over his last three games. He’s also converted 76.5 percent of his foul shots this season.
LAST MEETING: UC Irvine put up 135 and came away with an 80-point win over Bethesda when these two teams met last year.
DID YOU KNOW: UC Irvine went 1-4 overall when playing against out-of-conference foes last year. The Anteaters put up 63.8 points per matchup in those five games.
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