Senior guard Eyassu Worku had 21 points for the UC Irvine men’s basketball team in a 77-73 nonconference loss at Harvard on Saturday.
Collin Welp added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Anteaters (8-8), for his third career double-double. Evan Leonard and Tommy Rutherford each scored 14 points.
UC Irvine cut a 19-point second-half deficit down to two points before falling short.
The Anteaters return to action when they host Hawaii in their Big West Conference opener Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.
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