Tony Gill scored 17 points off the bench and Lorenzo McCloud added 11 for the Tigers (15-11, 9-5), whose slim hopes for the Big West's regular-season title likely took a final hit. Pacific fell 3 1/2 games behind Long Beach State and has four conference games remaining.
The Tigers shot 19 of 57 (33.3 percent) from the field.
The game was tied at 38-all in the second half when Wilder made the first of UC Irvine's six 3-pointers in the next 5:11. Wilder and Travis Souza had two each during the surge, and when Starring hit from behind the arc, the Anteaters led 58-46 with 6:29 remaining.
Pacific got no closer than seven points the rest of the way.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite