Loyola Marymount ends slump, beats San Diego 65-57
LOS ANGELES (AP)—Vernon Teel had 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to lift Loyola Marymount to a 65-57 win over San Diego on Thursday.
Loyola Marymount (2-23, 1-8 West Coast Conference) had lost eight straight and 30 of its last 31 games before Teel secured the win with a 3-pointer, four free throws and a steal down the stretch.
The Toreros (13-12, 5-5) trailed 30-29 at halftime and held a brief 38-37 lead after Devin Ginty hit a 3 with 15:01 left.
Loyola Marymount held San Diego to 36 percent shooting and led by as many as 10 late in the second half.
Rob Jones led the Toreros with 14 points and 11 rebounds.