ANAHEIM No. 2 seed Pacific advanced to the finals of the Big West tournament in fashion that was quintessentially March.
With the game tied at 53-53 and time expiring, Lorenzo McCloud missed a baseline jumper. The rebound went right into the hands of Travis Fulton who immediately lofted a jumper in the lane. With just one second left, Fulton's jumper made net and the Tigers came away with a 55-53 win over No. 3 seed Cal Poly, Friday night at the Honda Center.
"I saw that it was coming down to the last second and what you want to do is crash the boards for that last-second tip in," Fulton said. "It came right to me and I was there to put it back in."
"Travis will have a shot that he will remember for the rest of his life," said Pacific head coach Bob Thomason.
Pacific (21-12) advances to its 11th and final Big West tournament championship game, as the Tigers will exit the conference next season and for the West Coast Conference. For Thomason, it will be the ninth time he has co...