UC Davis pulls away late from NAIA William Jessup, 83-65
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DAVIS, Calif. (AP) TJ Shorts II and Matt Neufeld each scored 17 points and UC Davis overcame a spirted fight from NAIA-member William Jessup for an 83-65 win on Sunday.
Garrison Goode's layup made it 13-8 in favor of UC Davis before the Warriors used a 17-4 run and led 25-17 on Tyras Rattler Jr.'s 3-pointer with 9:42 before halftime. William Jessup led 38-31 at the break and was aided by 14-of-15 shooting from the foul line and a 25-16 rebounding advantage.
The Aggies regrouped after the break with a 15-4 run and led 46-42 on Neufeld's dunk with 15:01 left. Jayden DeJoseph's layup six minutes later kept William Jessup in range and the Warriors trailed 59-57. But Caleb Fuller sandwiched a 3-pointer and a layup around a layup from Shorts and UC Davis led 72-60 with 5:19 to go.
Rogers Printup scored 13 for UC Davis and Fuller scored 12.
Rattler led William Jessup with 14 points, Isaiah Milan, 13 and Keith Phillips and Oliver Amajoyi each scored 10.
Updated December 16, 2018