The Pacific Tigers hung 50 points on the San Diego Toreros Saturday afternoon at the Jenny Craig Center in San Diego, then pulled away in the second half for an 84-67 win.
Pacific (12-9, 3-7 West Coast Conference) led by 10 at the break, 50-40, on 17-for-26 shooting, including 6-of-8 from long range, and San Diego (13-11, 4-7) just couldn’t match that pace despite hitting 13-of-24 overall and 7-for-11 from deep themselves.
Pacific was 29-for-53 (54.7 percent) overall, 8-for-15 (53.3 percent) from 3-point range and 18-for-21 (85.7 percent) at the foul line. San Diego was 21-for-42 (50 percent), 11-for-21 (52.4 percent) and 14-for-26 (53.8 percent).
The Tigers owned the boards 34-22 and had 11 turnovers that led to 12 points for the Toreros, who had 12 giveaways that totaled 21 Pacific points.
Pacific visits Pepperdine on Thursday for a 7 p.m. contest. The Tigers beat the Waves in Stockton 76-66 on Jan. 25.