Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins earns WCC All-Academic honors for second straight season
Gonzaga junior point guard Josh Perkins has been named to the WCC All-Academic team for the second consecutive season.
Perkins, a Sport Management major, carries a 3.26 accumulative grade-point average.
The Park Hill, Colorado, native is averaging a career-high 13 points per game and recently reached 1,000 career points. He’s seventh in school history with 431 assists and shares ninth place with Dan Dickau with 188 career 3-pointers. He’s closing in on the top 10 in steals with 117.
Pineiro scores 20 in San Diego’s 75-62 win over BYU
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro came off the bench to score 20 points and San Diego defeated BYU 75-62 on Saturday, snapping a five-game losing streak to the Cougars.
Cameron Neubauer had three 3-pointers and scored 14 points for USD (17-11, 8-8 West Coast Conference) with Olin Carter III adding 13 points with 8-of-8 free-throw shooting in surpassing 1,000 career points. USD shot 49 percent, made 9 of 21 from the arc and 24 of 32 free throws.
Gallinat, Tripp lead Pacific over San Diego 67-55
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 21 points, including eight in the final two minutes, and Jahlil Tripp added a double-double to lead Pacific over San Diego 67-55 on Thursday night.
A 7-0 run got San Diego within five, but Gallinat responded with a jumper then 6 of 10 Pacific free throws to secure the win.
Tripp scored 17 points with 11 rebounds and Miles Reynolds added 13 points for the Tigers (14-14, 9-6 West Coast Conference), who have won four of their last five.
San Diego has easy time with Northern Arizona in 79-51 win
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cameron Neubauer scored a season-high 17 points and Isaiah Pineiro added 16 to lead San Diego to a 79-51 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday night.
Neubauer made four 3-pointers and all five of his free throws. Pineiro was 5-of-9 shooting and 5 of 6 from the line. Tyler Williams made three 3s and chipped in 11 points for San Diego (7-2), which has won two straight.
Gino Littles scored 13 points and Jojo Anderson added 11 to lead Northern Arizona (2-8).
Pineiro’s 20 points lift San Diego past Little Rock 66-52
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro had 20 points, 7 rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks and San Diego defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 66-52 on Monday night despite going almost nine minutes without a field goal late in the second half.
San Diego jumps out early, cruises past Norfolk State 71-62
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Olin Carter III scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half and San Diego rolled to a 71-62 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday night.
Carter made 7 of 14 from the field, including five 3-pointers. Cameron Neubauer hit four 3s and finished with 16 points and five assists for San Diego (3-0). Isaiah Pineiro chipped in 14 points.
Alex Long had 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting to lead Norfolk State (0-3). Steven Whitley had 13 points and Preston Bungei 11.
Wright’s 22 PTs leads San Diego past San Jose St. 81-64
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Wright scored 22 points on 9-for-13 shooting and distributed seven assists and Olin Carter III had 18 points and San Diego defeated San Jose State 81-64 in the Toreros season opener on Sunday.
Isaiah Nichols made a layup and Jaycee Hillsman added a pair of free throws to bring San Jose State to within 16-14, but the Toreros used a 15-1 run with 3-pointers from Carter, Hunter Summy and Cameron Neubauer and never looked back.