LOGAN, Utah -- Ryan Sypkens scored 23 of his career-high 28 points in the second half as UC Davis rallied for an 82-71 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday at the World Vision Challenge.
The Aggies (4-7) trailed by 10 points early in the second half before Sypkens scored on two 3-pointers and a dunk to close out a 12-1 run and give them a 44-43 lead. Two more 3-pointers from Sypkens and another from Tyler Les gave UC Davis the lead for good at 55-48 with 9:14 remaining.
Corey Hawkins added 19 points for UC Davis. Ryan Howley had 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Josh Ritchart also had 10 points. The Aggies made 10 of 23 3-point attempts -- 8 of 12 in the second half -- and shot 51 percent overall from the field.