Pineiro, Carter lead Toreros over Tigers, 73-64
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Toreros hope to make some noise in the West Coast Conference this year. Dominating on their home court could be key.
Isaiah Pineiro had 24 points — making all 11 free throws — and 11 rebounds for San Diego, which used a 16-0 run in the first 7 ½ minutes of the second half to beat cold-shooting Pacific 73-64 Saturday night.
Pineiro, Wright lead USD to 73-61 upset of SDSU
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Toreros are growing up quickly under Sam Scholl, who was promoted to head coach after a tumultuous final few weeks of last season.
The Toreros earned a signature win Wednesday night, rallying to stun crosstown rival San Diego State 73-61 on the Aztecs' court. Isaiah Pineiro scored 21 points and Isaiah Wright had five of his 18 points in a key stretch in the second half.
Pineiro helps rally San Diego to 70-64 win vs Colorado
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trailing Colorado by eight points with 12 minutes to go was no big deal for the San Diego Toreros, particularly senior forward Isaiah Pineiro.
Pineiro scored 15 of his 27 points in the final nine minutes, including the go-ahead slam dunk with 1:31 left, and San Diego beat the Buffaloes 70-64 on Tuesday night.
Olin Carter III added 22 for the Toreros (4-1), who beat the Buffaloes (2-1) for the second straight year. They won 69-59 last season at Boulder.
San Diego downs Weber State 83-66 in coach Scholl’s debut
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and San Diego rallied in the second half to beat Weber State 83-66 in coach Sam Scholl's debut in Tuesday night's season opener.
Trailing 32-25 at halftime, Olin Carter III's 3-pointer sparked a 13-3 run capped by Alex Floresca's jumper for a 44-39 Toreros lead with 14:12 left and San Diego led by as many as 18 the rest of the way after shooting 65 percent from the field in the half.