LOS ANGELES -- Stephen Maxwell scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Cal State Northridge beat UC Irvine 81-75 on Saturday night.
Chris McNealy hit a 3-pointer with 4:29 to play, extending the UC Irvine lead to 75-65. Northridge (14-15, 6-7 Big West Conference) then scored the final 16 points of the game as the Anteaters went 0 for 5 from the field, 0 for 4 from the free throw line and committed four turnovers in the final four-plus minutes.
Luke Nelson paced UC Irvine (18-10, 9-3) with 17 points and McNealy added 12.
The Anteaters made 28 of 56 shots, including 9 of 17 from deep, but shot just 10 of 23 from the foul line. Northridge made 38 of 43 free throws.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.