No. 13 UCLA rallies in OT to beat UC Irvine 80-79

No. 13 UCLA rallies in OT to beat UC Irvine 80-79
November 14, 2012, 2:05 am
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UCLA guard Larry Drew II (10) goes for a layup as UC Irvine forward/center Adam Folker (20) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) Jordan Adams scored 26 points, making all 16 of his free throws, and No. 13 UCLA edged UC Irvine 80-79 in overtime on Tuesday night in regional play of the Legends Classic.

Will Davis II missed two free throws with 2 seconds left in regulation that would have sealed the upset for the Anteaters (1-1), who fell to 10-35 all-time against Pac-12 teams.

Daman Starring tied the game on a 3-pointer and Michael Wilder's three gave the Anteaters a 79-78 lead with 22 seconds to go in the extra session. But Larry Drew II's layup with 17 seconds kept the Bruins (2-0) perfect at new Pauley Pavilion.

David Wear added 13 points and nine rebounds, and his twin brother Travis had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Bruins. They will host James Madison on Thursday night in their second regional game before moving on to the championship rounds.