UC Irvine (5-6) trailed 23-19 at halftime and was behind by as many as 10. The Anteaters battled back by going on a 22-12 run capped by a pair of free throws by Daman Starring to tie it at 44 with 5:38 remaining.
After Alex Young tied it at 51 with a jumper, Starring took over, hitting a jumper and a pair of free throws to put UC Irvine out front for good.
Fresno State shot just 25.5 percent from the field and was 3 of 16 from the arc but did make 20 of 24 from the free-throw line and forced 18 Anteater turnovers.
Hal "King" Lear, a Temple basketball star during the 1950s, died Saturday at his White Plains, New York home.
Sebastien Bellin's friend Chris Young joins Ryan Smith on Outside the Lines to discuss his friend's bravery, courage and strength after surviving the Brussels bombings in March.
Andrew White III is leaving the Nebraska men's basketball team and will play elsewhere for his final college season.