BASKETBALL: UC Riverside rips Cal Poly 74-51

The UC Riverside men’s basketball team picked up its first road win of the season with a 74-51 victory at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

The Highlanders grabbed 48 rebounds and were led in scoring by Ajani Kennedy (15), Callum McRae (14) and Dragan Elkaz (14).

UCR (8-13, 2-3) plays at UC Irvine on Saturday.


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BASKETBALL: UCR falls in Big West Conference opener 84-83

The UC Riverside men’s basketball team came up short in its Big West Conference opener, 84-83 against Cal State Northridge.

Terrell Gomez led all scorers with 32 points. Dikymbe Martin paced UCR (6-11) with 25 points.

The Highlanders return to Big West play on Saturday at UC Santa Barbara.

Senior Writer Derryl Trujillo has more:

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BASKETBALL: UC Riverside routes Bethesda 112-47

The UC Riverside men’s basketball team set a new school record with 42 three-point attempts in a 112-47 win against Bethesda University.

The Highlanders (6-10) were led by a career-high 25 points from Zac Watson.

UCR will open Big West Conference play on Wednesday against Cal State Northridge.

Watch the game on Riverside TV!

BASKETBALL: UCR tops Pepperdine for the first time since 1977

The UC Riverside men’s basketball team used a game-high 22 points from Dikymbe Martin and 20 from Menno Dijkstra to beat Pepperdine for the first time in 41 years, 75-71.

Ajani Kennedy had the signature moment in the game, with an emphatic dunk with about 30 seconds left in the game, and the Highlanders up by one: