UC Riverside rolls past Waldorf 85 43
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- Sam Finley scored 19 points to lead California-Riverside to an easy 85-43 win over NAIA Waldorf Thursday night.
The Highlanders shot a brisk 51.5 percent from the field, converting 32 of 62 shots and connecting on 8 of 19 shots from long-range.
Chris Harriel scored 16 points for UC Riverside (5-8), with Austin Quick adding 13 and Nick Gruninger 12. Lucas Devenny and Taylor Johns each grabbed nine rebounds for the Highlanders.
The Warriors took an early lead and the game was tied with 13 minutes to play in the first half, but trailed by 12 at halftime.
Waldorf connected on just 16 of 59 field goal attempts (27.1 percent). Erik Brewer scored 10 points on 3 of 12 shooting to lead the Warriors.
UC-Riverside has one final non-conference game Saturday at North Texas before opening the Big West Conference season Thursday against Cal State-Fullerton.