Dorr, Jackson lift San Diego to win over Portland
SAN DIEGO (AP)—Matt Dorr scored 17 points and Gyno Pomare had 14 to lead San Diego to a 66-60 win over Portland on Thursday night.
San Diego (15-14, 6-7 West Coast) used a 14-2 run midway through the first half to take a 21-9 lead that it never relinquished. Rob Jones scored six consecutive points in the run as the Toreros built a 31-24 halftime lead.
Portland (18-10, 9-4) had its two-game winning streak broken as it failed to reach 19 wins for the first time since the 1995-96 season when the Pilots advanced to NCAA tournament.
De’Jon Jackson scored 13 points for San Diego, which held a three-point lead near the midway point of the second half before Jackson hit a 3-pointer, and Dorr and Jackson each made two free throws for a 55-47 lead with 4:40 remaining.
San Diego made 9-of-12 free throws in the final 1:19 to maintain its margin.
Nik Raivio led the Pilots with 13 points and Jared Stohl finished with 12.