LAS VEGAS (AP) — Darryl Polk Jr. came off the bench to score 15 points to lead Pepperdine to a 61-53 win over Pacific in the first round of the West Coast Conference Tourney on Thursday...
Pacific faces Pepperdine in WCC tourney
No. 9 seed Pacific (14-17, 4-12) vs. No. 8 seed Pepperdine (13-17, 6-10)
West Coast Conference Tourney First Round, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
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 looks to end streak vs Pepperdine
Pacific (13-17, 3-12) vs. Pepperdine (13-16, 6-9)
Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pepperdine looks to extend Pacific's conference losing...
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...
Ford leads Saint Mary’s (Cal) past Pacific 58-32
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford had 28 points as Saint Mary's rolled past Pacific 58-32 on Thursday night.
Malik Fitts had nine rebounds for Saint Mary's (18-10, 9-4 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.
Gallinat with 16, Pacific holds on to edge Portland 74-70
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Pacific held on to edge Portland 74-70 on Saturday afternoon.
Gallinat was 10 of 12 from the free throw line for the Tigers (12-10, 2-5 West Coast Conference), who snapped a two-game skid. Jeremiah Bailey added 12 points and nine rebounds and Lafayette Dorsey had 11 points.
Pacific had a 42-26 rebounding advantage over Portland.
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.
Perkins leads No. 5 Gonzaga over Pacific 67-36
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Fifth-ranked Gonzaga was held to its lowest point total of the season and still beat Pacific by 31 points.
Josh Perkins had 14 points and six assists, and Gonzaga beat Pacific 67-36 on Thursday night, the sixth straight win for the Bulldogs.
Pacific used a slow-down offense most of the game against the high-flying Bulldogs, who average 93 points per game.
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.
Dorsey scores career-high 31, Pacific beats Long Beach State
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey scored a career-high 31 points, Roberto Gallinat added 16 points and Pacific rallied to beat former conference foe Long Beach State 74-68 on Monday night.
It was the first contest in the 95-game series since the 2012-13 season, when Pacific was a Big West member.
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.
Dorsey scores 19 to help Pacific hold off Elon, 65-57
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey hit three 3-pointers and finished with 19 points to help Pacific beat Elon 65-57 Saturday night in the final game Thanksgiving Classic.
Roberto Gallinat added 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting for Pacific (5-3), which held on after leading by as many as 17 points in the second half.
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.
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.
Feagin, Caruso help Santa Clara beat Pacific 72-68
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — KJ Feagin and Henry Caruso scored 18 points apiece and Emmanuel Ndumanya had 15 points and nine rebounds to help Santa Clara beat Pacific 72-68 on Saturday night.
Feagin was 7-of-13 shooting and had five assists, while Caruso hit 2 of 3 from 3-point range, made all eight of his free-throw attempts and grabbed eight rebounds.
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.
Reynolds hits late jumper; Pacific beats Portland 60-58
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Miles Reynolds scored 25 points and hit the game-winning jump shot with 3.5 seconds remaining to lift Pacific over Portland 60-58 on Saturday night.
Pacific (13-14, 8-6 West Coast Conference) rebounded from a 10-point loss to No. 12 Gonzaga on Thursday and has won three of its last four games. Portland (10-17, 4-10) has lost two straight.
Gonzaga-Pacific key matchup: Tigers’ Miles Reynolds has been on hot streak
Junior guard Miles Reynolds has been Pacific’s hottest player. The 6-foot-2, 170-pounder from Chicago averages 13 points per game, but he’s bumped his average to a team-best 14.3 in WCC games.
Reynolds managed just seven points and four assists in Gonzaga’s 81-48 win in late December, but he wasn’t alone. The Tigers didn’t have a player reach double figures.
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).
Bryant nearly perfect as BYU beats Pacific 80-65
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Elijah Bryant had 28 points on a nearly perfect shooting night on Saturday and BYU pulled away late to beat Pacific 80-65.
Bryant was 8 of 9 from both the field and the foul line, including hitting all four of his 3-point attempts, and grabbed seven rebounds for the Cougars (18-5, 7-3 West Coast Conference). BYU solidified its hold on third place in conference standings.
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 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.
UNLV beats Pacific 81-76
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Johnson had 22 points with four 3s, Brandon McCoy had 21 points and 13 rebounds, and UNLV led the entire second half to win its third straight, 81-76 over Pacific on Saturday night.
The Rebels (9-2) kept their lead between 8 and 16 for all but the final 10 seconds of the second half when Kendall Small's 3 cut it to 79-74. That was as close as the Tigers (5-7) would get.
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.
Tripp just misses triple-double as Pacific beats Canisius
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jahil Tripp had nine points, nine rebounds and a career-best 11 assists and five other players scored in double figures to help Pacific beat Canisius 80-58 on Sunday in the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase.
Anthony Townes had 14 points, Miles Reynolds, Jack Williams and Roberto Gallinat scored 12 apiece and Kendall Small added 11 for the Tigers (3-4).
Pearson’s 23 points lead Texas State past Pacific, 85-78
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 23 points and Texas State capped its three games at the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase by holding off the host Pacific Tigers, 85-78 on Saturday night.
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.
Humphrey scores 26 with 18 rebounds; Stanford beats Pacific
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Michael Humphrey wasn't close to scoring in the first game of the season. He came back in the second game with a chip on his shoulder.
Humphrey scored 26 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to help Stanford beat Pacific 89-80 on Sunday night.
"Those were two totally different games," Humphrey said. "I had to play harder and I have to keep playing well."