LeDuc helps Pacific beat San Francisco
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP)—Bryan LeDuc scored a game-high 17 points to lead Pacific to a 66-60 victory over San Francisco on Tuesday night at Spanos Center.
Chad Troyer scored six of his 12 points on free throws in the final 68 seconds, including four in a row in the final four seconds to seal the victory for the Tigers.
Anthony Brown scored 10 points and had a game-high 11 rebounds for Pacific (4-3), which held a 39-17 rebounding advantage and shot 50 percent from the field in the second half to rally from an 11-point deficit.
Manny Quezada and Blake Wallace each scored 11 points to lead San Francisco (6-4).
The game was tied six times and there were nine lead changes in the second half before San Francisco went ahead for the final time at 55-53 on a 3-pointer by Wallace with 2:41 to play.
Lavar Neufville answered with a 3-pointer to begin a 7-0 Pacific run, and the Tigers? lead never fell below two points the rest of the way.
The Dons shot 60 percent from the field in the first half, including 63 percent from beyond the 3-point arc. They twice built an 11-point lead late in the half.
Angelo Caloiaro scored seven points in an 11-3 run that put San Francisco ahead 34-23 with 1:27 remaining, but Pacific reeled off six consecutive points to end the half and come within 34-29 at the intermission.
LeDuc then made back-to-back 3-pointers to begin the second half to complete a 12-0 Pacific run that gave the Tigers their first lead since the game?s opening moments.
The two teams then traded the lead throughout the second half before the Tigers rallied at the finish.