San Diego stops Texas-San Antonio 69-54

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SAN DIEGO (AP)—Brandon Johnson scored 18 points and had six assists as the University of San Diego beat the University of Texas-San Antonio, 69-54, Saturday.

The Toreros snapped a three-game losing streak and improved to 6-8 with the victory. Texas-San Antonio fell to 5-5.

Johnson, Gyno Pomare (15 points) and Rob Jones (13 points and a team-high eight rebounds) keyed a 21-5 San Diego surge in the final seven minutes of the first half as the Toreros wiped out a 23-19 deficit and took a 40-28 lead.

San Diego built its lead to 15 early in the second half before Melvin Smith, who scored 14 points, sparked a 9-2 run for the Roadrunners.

The Toreros answered that surge with a 17-1 run of their own, with Jones and Trumaine Johnson, who had 10 points, keying the attack.

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 UTSA
M. Smith M. Smith
5-7,  14 Pts
3 Rebs, 3 Assists
 San Diego
G. Pomare G. Pomare
7-9,  15 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists

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