IRVINE, Calif. -- Collin Welp had a career-high 31 points as UC Irvine easily defeated Eastern Michigan 77-56 on Saturday night.
Welp made 12 of 14 shots, including 7 of 9 on 3-pointers.
Eyassu Worku had 11 points for UC Irvine (5-4).
Yeikson Montero, who led the Eagles in scoring coming into the matchup with 12 points per game, had 5 points on 2-of-13 shooting.
UC Irvine takes on California Baptist at home next Saturday. Eastern Michigan takes on Valparaiso at home on Tuesday.
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