San Diego goes 70-59 to beat Loyola Marymount
SAN DIEGO (AP)—Gyno Pomare scored 18 points and had nine rebounds to lead San Diego to a 70-59 win over Loyola Marymount on Saturday night, extending its season-high winning streak to six games.
San Diego (12-7, 4-0 West Coast Conference) failed to pull away from the Lions (1-18, 0-3) even after taking 10-point leads twice in the second half, the last time with 5:56 to play.
The Toreros held Loyola Marymount to just 35.4 percent shooting from the floor, including 4-of-16 from 3-point range.
San Diego finished 23 of 30 at the free throw line with Pomare going 8-for-8. Loyola stayed close most of the way, in part, to making 21 of 24 free throws.
Freshman Jarred DuBois led Loyola Marymount with 25 points and LaRon Armstead added 11.