Kirby helps Pacific past CS Northridge in OT
LOS ANGELES (AP)—Anthony Brown scored 17 points and Michael Kirby scored seven of his 14 points in overtime to lead Pacific over Cal State Northridge 84-78 Friday.
Pacific (8-4, 1-0 Big West) led 78-75 before Kirby hit a 3 with 32 seconds left in overtime, and he sealed the win on the next possession with two free throws.
Deon Tresvant led Northridge (4-8, 1-1) with 21 points, including a 3-pointer that tied the game with 37 seconds left in the second half. He also hit a 3 with 1:42 left in overtime that cut Pacific’s lead to 76-75.
Kirby answered with five straight points, and Tresvant hit another 3 in the final half minute that kept Pacific in suspense until Kirby’s free throws. Kirby had a career-high eight assists.
Northridge led by six at halftime before Brown scored four points during an 8-0 run that put Pacific ahead early in the second half.