Pope leads UC San Diego over UC Riverside 85-62
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Pope had 22 points and Jace Roquemore finished one rebound shy of a triple-double as UC San Diego easily defeated UC Riverside 85-62 on Saturday.
Roquemore had 10 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds.
Francis Nwaokorie had 18 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for UC San Diego (11-12). Jake Kosakowski added 16 points.
UC San Diego posted a season-high 26 assists.
Dominick Pickett had 18 points for the Highlanders (12-9). Zyon Pullin added 13 points. Callum McRae had 10 points.
The Tritons evened the season series against the Highlanders. UC Riverside defeated UC San Diego 59-51 on Jan. 6. UC San Diego is in the process of reclassifying to Division I and will join the Big West in 2024.
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