Pacific Tigers Ride Big First Half To Win At San Diego

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.

Trevin Harris scored 16 points to pace the Tigers. Tony Gill had 15 points and six rebounds and Andrew Bock also tossed in 15 points, while Ross Rivera added 11.

Dennis Kramer had 19 points and eight rebounds for the Toreros, Johnny Dee added 17 points and Duda Sanadze scored 15. Christopher Anderson handed out eight assists and Jito Kok blocked five shots.

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.

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