MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat drained a 3-pointer to give Pacific the lead for good with just over a minute remaining as the Tigers held off Pepperdine for a 73-72 win on Saturday...
Pacific faces tough test vs No. 1 Gonzaga
No. 1 Gonzaga (27-2, 14-0) vs. Pacific (13-16, 3-11)
Spanos Center, Stockton, California; Thursday, 11 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 1 Gonzaga presents a tough challenge for Pacific....
Batemon leads Loyola Marymount past Pacific 63-56
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — James Batemon had 19 points as Loyola Marymount got past Pacific 63-56 on Saturday.
Dameane Douglas had 11 points for Loyola Marymount (18-10, 6-8 West Coast...
Pacific seeks revenge on LMU
Loyola Marymount (17-10, 5-8) vs. Pacific (13-14, 3-9)
Spanos Center, Stockton, California; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pacific seeks revenge on Loyola Marymount after...
Childs leads BYU over Pacific 69-59
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lift Brigham Young to a 69-59 win over Pacific on Saturday night.
Connor Harding had 13 points for Brigham Young (16-10, 8-3 West Coast Conference). TJ Haws added seven assists.
Roberto Gallinat had 15 points for the Tigers (13-13, 3-8). Anthony Townes added 13 rebounds. Jahlil Tripp had 10 rebounds.
Ford scores 28, Saint Mary’s defeats Pacific 78-66
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 28 points, Malik Fitts had 12 of his 14 in the second half Thursday night and Saint Mary's defeated Pacific 78-66.
Late flurry of 3s powers Pacific past Pepperdine 66-59
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey made a key 3-pointer late Saturday night and finished with 20 points to help Pacific beat Pepperdine 66-59.
Dorsey's 3-pointer with three minutes left capped a 16-2 run that gave the Tigers (13-11, 3-6 West Coast Conference) a 60-55 lead.
Before the two-minute mark, the Waves (11-12, 4-5) scored a pair of baskets to get within one. Roberto Gallinat answered for the Tigers with back-to-back 3-pointers and both teams went scoreless during the final minute.
Batemon leads Loyola Marymount in 60-42 defeat of Pacific
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Batemon scored 19 points with four assists and three steals and Loyola Marymount held Pacific to one point in the last eight minutes, turning a tense game into a rout Thursday night.
Dameane Douglas scored 15 points for the Lions (16-6, 4-4 West Coast Conference) and made his last five at the free throw line. Mattias Markusson scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, including a pair of dunks in the runaway final minutes.
Santa Clara rallies to beat Pacific 69-57
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Tahj Eaddy scored 18 points with four 3-pointers on Saturday night and Santa Clara closed the game on a 19-2 run to beat Pacific 69-57.
The Broncos (11-9, 3-3 West Coast Conference) trailed 55-50 when Keshawn Justice's layup sparked 10 straight points. Roberto Gallinat hit a jumper to pull the Tigers (11-10, 1-5) within 60-57, but that was the last points Pacific would score.
Pacific jumps out early, beats Portland 65-57
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half as Pacific jumped out early and cruised to a 65-57 victory over Portland on Saturday night for its first conference win.
Jahlil Tripp added 17 points and 11 rebounds for Pacific (11-8, 1-3 West Coast Conference), which has won four in a row against Portland. Dorsey and Tripp each made three of the Tigers' eight 3-pointers.
Sanni, Gallinat help Pacific beat UC Irvine 84-75 in OT
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Ajare Sanni scored 10 of his 23 points after regulation and Roberto Gallinat added 20 points to help Pacific beat UC Irvine 84-75 in overtime on Saturday night.
Sanni was 8-of-16 shooting, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, and Gallinat made 15 of 18 from the free-throw line. Jahlil Tripp added 10 points and seven rebounds for Pacific (10-5). The Tigers have won five of their last six.
Tripp scores 21; Pacific holds off Texas Permian Basin 74-69
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jahlil Tripp scored 21 points and Pacific held off Division II Texas Permian Basin 74-69 on Wednesday night.
The Tigers led 66-58 with 3:26 to play. Texas Permian Basin pulled to 71-69 with 35 seconds left but Jeremiah Bailey made a 3-pointer with six seconds left.
Dorsey scores 19 points, leads Pacific over Air Force 82-69
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey scored 19 points and Pacific beat Air Force 82-69 on Saturday night.
Dorsey was 6 of 11 from the floor and made all six of his free-throw attempts. Jahlil Tripp added 16 points for Pacific (6-4). Ajare Sanni chipped in with 15 points, Anthony Townes had 14 and Roberto Gallinat 13. Tripp and Gallinat each made three of the Tigers' 10 3-pointers.
Franklin helps 5-0 Abilene Christian hold off Pacific, 73-71
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jaylen Franklin's jumper with a second left in the game spoiled a comeback that saw Pacific roar back from 11 points down in the final five minutes to take the lead, preserving undefeated Abilene Christian's 73-71 win over the hosts of the Pacific Thanksgiving Tournament Friday night.
Gallinat, Dorsey lead Pacific past UC Riverside 74-54
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 20 points and Lafayette Dorsey 18 to lead Pacific over UC Riverside 74-54 on Thursday.
Gallinat was 5-of-10 shooting and made 9 of 10 free throws while Dorsey was 7 of 9 from the field with the Tigers shooting 52 percent, including 58 percent in the second half when the Tigers (4-2) outscored the Highlanders by 13. Khy Kabellis added 11 points and Jahlil Tripp grabbed 10 rebounds to go with nine points.
Tripp’s 17 points lead Pacific past Stanislaus State, 91-66
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jahlil Tripp scored 17 points and led four players into double-figure scoring as Pacific cruised to a 91-66 win over Division II Stanislaus State in the Tigers home opener on Tuesday night.
Pacific opened the season with a win at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville and an 83-61 loss at No. 7 Nevada Friday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Frankie Ferrari hit big shots down the stretch and finished with 17 points and eight assists to help No. 5 seed San Francisco hold off sixth-seeded Pacific 71-70 in overtime in a quarterfinal of the West Coast Conference Tournament on Saturday.
Loyola Marymount comes back from 16 down, tops Pacific 74-71
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Batemon had seven of his 23 points in the final minute and a half and Loyola Marymount rallied from 16 down to beat Pacific 74-71 on Saturday.
Batemon's 3-pointer with 1:27 left gave the Lions (10-19, 5-13 West Coast Conference) the lead for good at 70-68 and his layup at 34.5 seconds pushed the lead to four. Jahlil Tripp had a 3-point play for the Tigers (14-17, 9-9) to cut the deficit to one with 17 seconds left, but Batemon made two free throws to cap the scoring.
Ferrari drives San Francisco past Pacific, 84-74, into 4th
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Ferrari turned in a double-double and San Francisco pulled into a tie with Pacific for the No. 4 seed into the West Coast Conference tournament by upsetting the Tigers, 84-74 on Thursday night.
With their fifth win in their last six games, the Dons now are tied with Pacific, one game behind third-place BYU, but San Francisco swept the season series and would claim the No. 4 seed into the conference tournament.
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.
Pacific tops Pepperdine 81-72
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Miles Reynolds scored 22 points on 8-for-13 shooting to lead Pacific to an 81-72 win over Pepperdine on Saturday night.
Roberto Gallinat added 19 points and Lafayette Dorsey had 16 for Pacific, which shot 53 percent from the field to pick up its first back-to-back road wins since joining the West Coast Conference. Jahlil Tripp had nine points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Tigers (12-13, 7-5).
Ferrari has 18 as San Francisco holds on to beat Pacific
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frankie Ferrari had 18 points and Souley Boum added 13 as San Francisco roared out to an early lead and held on to beat Pacific 69-67 on Thursday night.
San Francisco (12-10, 4-5 West Coast Conference) will be at No. 15 Gonzaga on Saturday.
Saint Mary’s hangs on for 72-69 win over Pacific
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jock Landale scored 32 points on 12-for-20 shooting and hauled in seven rebounds to help lift Saint Mary's to its 14th straight victory, 72-69 over Pacific on Saturday night.
Emmett Naar added 12 points and Calvin Hermanson had 11 for Saint Mary's (19-2, 8-0 West Coast Conference), which shot 50 percent from the field in a game where neither team led by more than seven points.
Gallinat scores 24 points, Pacific beats Pepperdine 92-78
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 12 of his 24 points in the final four minutes and Pacific beat Pepperdine 92-78 on Thursday night.
The Tigers (10-10, 5-2 West Coast Conference) have won four consecutive games while Pepperdine (3-16, 0-7) has lost 10 straight.
Gallinat made four 3-pointers and 8 of 9 free throws. Jahlil Tripp added 21 points, and Jack Williams and Miles Reynolds chipped in 12 apiece.
Gallinat scores 18 as Pacific turns back Portland 66-54
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures and Pacific rolled to a 66-54 victory over Portland on Saturday night.
Miles Reynolds and Anthony Townes added 12 points apiece for the Tigers (9-10, 4-2 West Coast Conference), while Jack Williams scored 10 and Jahlil Tripp contributed eight rebounds and six assists.
Pacific nearly perfect at foul line with win over San Diego
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Miles Reynolds scored 17 points, Jack Williams scored 13 and Pacific defeated San Diego 74-70 on Thursday night.
Pacific shot (8-10, 3-2 West Coast Conference) shot just 36 percent (18 of 50) but only missed two of 35 foul shots. Reynolds made all nine of his free throws and Williams was 8 of 8 at the line. Jahlil Tripp and Roberto Gallinat each scored 10 for the Tigers and Pacific took care of the ball with only eight turnovers.
Pacific hangs on to upset BYU 67-66
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jahlil Tripp scored 22 points on 8-of-13 shooting and Pacific survived for a 67-66 win over BYU on Saturday night.
Tripp's jumper with 2:55 left gave the Tigers (7-10, 2-2 West Coast Conference) the lead for good at 62-61 and Pacific made 5 of 8 free throws from there to hold on.
Landale, Naar lead Saint Mary’s past Pacific 74-56
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jock Landale posted his ninth double-double of the season and Emmett Naar handed out a career-high 14 assists to propel Saint Mary's to a 74-56 victory over Pacific on Thursday night.
Pacific ends 5-game skid, beats Loyola Marymount 88-82 in OT
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Miles Reynolds scored 23 points, Roberto Gallinat added 21 and Pacific beat Loyola Marymount 88-82 in overtime to snap a five-game skid on Saturday night.
Hachimura, Perkins lead No. 20 Gonzaga over Pacific 81-48
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Josh Perkins said No. 20 Gonzaga did not panic when their shots did not fall in the first half against Pacific.
"We took the same looks and stayed confident," Perkins said. "They started to fall in the second half."
Did they ever.
Gonzaga outscored Pacific 50-27 in the second half and won the West Coast Conference opener for both teams 81-48 on Thursday night.
Rui Hachimura scored 19 points and Perkins added 16 as the Zags won their 22nd consecutive WCC opener.
Pacific gets hot in 105-68 win over D-II Arkansas-Fort Smith
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey scored 17 points and was one of six players to score in double figures in Pacific's 105-68 win Sunday against Division II Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Kyle Elder made a layup to tie it at eight, and after Roberto Gallinat's jumper, Elder added a 3 to give the Lions their only lead at 11-10. Pacific then went on an 18-5 run and went into intermission with a 57-34 lead.
Pacific keeps UAPB winless with a 78-69 win behind Miles
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Miles Reynolds scored 20 points and Jack Williams scored 15 points with 12 rebounds and Pacific beat winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-69 in a Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase game Friday night.
Jahlil Tripp also grabbed 12 rebounds for Pacific (2-3), and the Tigers had a 50-29 rebounding edge with 17 coming off the offensive end.