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UC Irvine rolls past Cal State-Fullerton 92-65

UC Irvine rolls past Cal State-Fullerton 92-65

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Chris McNealy scored a season-high 21 points, including five 3-pointers, off the bench to lead UC Irvine to a 92-65 rout of Cal State-Fullerton on Thursday night.

McNealy, who was 7 of 13 from the field, set his career high of 24 points against Fullerton last season. Daman Starring added 16 points for the Anteaters (10-9, 4-2 Big West), who shot 56.5 percent as a team.

Kwame Vaughn led the Titans (10-7, 3-2) with 15 points, and Sammy Yeager had 12. Fullerton, which had its three-game winning streak snapped, was outrebounded 41-25 and shot 38 percent from the field.

The outcome wasn't in doubt after the Anteaters rode a 29-9 run through most of the first half to lead 34-13 with 5:01 left before halftime. Irvine led 42-25 at the break and cruised from there.

Fullerton leads 52-44 in the series between the schools, which dates to the 1965-66 season.

Simms' 11 points lifts VCU over Missouri St.

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Simms' 11 points lifts VCU over Missouri St.

RICHMOND, Va. -- Mike'L Simms had 11 points as VCU extended its home win streak to eight games, beating Missouri State 61-51 on Sunday night.

De'Riante Jenkins had 10 points for VCU (8-2).

After VCU outscored Missouri State 35-25 in the first half, both teams scored 26 in the second as the home team clinched the victory. The Rams' 26 second-half points marked a season low for the team.

Isiaih Mosley had 15 points for the Bears (6-6). Keandre Cook added 12 points. Gaige Prim had 10 points.

VCU takes on College of Charleston on the road on Wednesday. Missouri State matches up against Oral Roberts on the road on Saturday.

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Hoyas win NCAA Men’s College Cup in penalty kick shoot out

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Hoyas win NCAA Men’s College Cup in penalty kick shoot out

It was a showdown like no other in Cary, North Carolina on Sunday night.

Right down to the wire. 

After two scoreless 10 minute overtimes, it all came down to a seven round penalty kick shootout where a save by Georgetown goalkeeper Tomas Romero won it all for the Hoyas, 7-6.

Romero stopped Virginia's Axel Gunnarsson to give the Hoyas their first NCAA men’s soccer championship. 

After scoring 17 goals, Georgetown University won the 2019 Men’s College Cup National Champions over UVA.

It was a very back and forth battle between the two teams. 

Virginia jumped out on top. In the 10th minute, Junior midfielder Joe Bell scored the first goal and his 7th goal this season putting Virginia ahead 1-0. 

Junior midfielder Paul Rothrock responded with an unassisted goal in the 16th minute, putting Georgetown on the board and tying the game 1-1.

In the 22nd minute, Georgetown Freshman Daniel Wu had a set piece, scoring his first goal of the season and extending the Hoyas lead 2-1. 

Later in the 58th Daniel Steedman gave the Cavaliers a spark tying it up 2-2. 

It looked as if the Hoyas had it in the bag when Derek Dodson broke the tie in the 81st minute putting Georgetown on top 3-2 but that didn't last very long. 

Inside five minutes to go in regulation time, Daryl Dike attempted a header which was deflected but followed through with his own rebound regaining the tie 3-3 for UVA.

That is where things got interesting.

After a hard fought game, two ovetimes and a penalty kick shoot out the Hoyas would go on to take the title over the Cavaliers winning 7-6.