Ross Rivera scored 19 points and Sama Taku added 18 as Pacific put away North Dakota 93-76 in a Global Sports Challenge matchup Sunday night.
The Tigers (6-1) overcame a three-point halftime deficit and surged to a 69-54 lead capped off by an Andrew Bock 3-pointer. They held North Dakota to just six points in the opening 10 minutes of the second half.
North Dakota (2-4) closed...
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Tony Gill scored 14 points, including a go-ahead layup and a free throw with 30 seconds left, and Pacific defeated Cal Poly 73-71 Saturday in the Global Sports Hardwood Challenge at Oregon's Matthew Knight Arena.
Khalil Kelley added 12 points for the Tigers, who improved to 5-1.
Pacific led 36-28 at the break, but Cal Poly pulled in front 50-49 after Anthony Silvestri's...
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EUGENE - After stumbling through the first twenty minutes, the Ducks used yet another outstanding second half to beat the Pacific Tigers 85-62 at Matthew Knight Arena Friday.
As shot after shot banged off the iron, Pacific head coach Bob Thomason watched as his illustrious 15-year career came to and end.
The 15th-seeded Tigers absent offense in the first half built too deep of a hole for them to climb out of against No. 2 seed Miami in a second round NCAA tournament matchup. Despite a second-half surge led by Travis Fulton went for naught as Pacific...
Reserve Tony Gill scored 19 points, Lorenzo McCloud added 16 and the University of the Pacific held off a second-half surge by UC Irvine to win the Big West Conference Tournament championship with a 64-55 victory Saturday night.
Pacific earned its ninth NCAA tournament berth, but first since 2006.
It will be the fifth appearance in the tournament for the Tigers under coach Bob...
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March 17, 2013
Travis Fulton grabbed on offensive rebound and scored with 1.3 seconds remaining, lifting Pacific to a 55-53 victory over Cal Poly on Friday night in the semifinals of the Big West tournament.
The second-seeded Tigers (21-12) will face fourth-seeded UC Irvine in the championship game on Saturday.
Pacific tied the game at 53 on a pair of free throws from Lorenzo McCloud with 50...
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...
Bob Thomason's Pacific Tigers gave their longtime head coach one last memorable win Saturday afternoon, in what will ultimately be Thomason's last game at Stockton's Spanos Center.
Thomason was honored for his 25 years as a head coach as well as his service as a player at Pacific prior to the game against Long Beach State, and his team rewarded him with a 71-51 blowout...
Pacific was the star of the Big West Conference this week. The Tigers won two games in dramatic fashion, the first an overtime victory against Nevada before grinding out a win over a reloaded San Francisco team. Elsewhere in the Big West, Long Beach State struggled with a brutal two-game swing against a pair of top-10 teams and Cal State Northridge continues to search for a defining...
In the final 15 seconds of overtime Pacific's Trevin Harris shot down Idaho State with two three point shots including the game winner a the buzzer. An off balance three that was nothing but net.Here's Harris' game winner against Idaho State. (Thanks GoPacificTigers)"I saw a defender running at me, so I knew it wasn't going to be a steady-jumper base," Harris...
Markus Duran scored 23 points and Andrew Bock added 12 to lead Pacific to a 74-68 victory against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Monday night.
Duran made four 3-pointers for the Tigers (2-1), who could not put the pesky Division II Toros away until the last three minutes.
Travis Fulton's layup gave Pacific a 68-66 lead with 2:59 remaining, and Cal State Dominguez Hills (0-2)...
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November 22, 2011
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Sometimes games against a lesser opponent is what's needed for a team, especially one trying to find its identity after having Maya Moore for four years. It also allows UConn Huskies head coach Geno Auriemma to play different lineups to see what he's got in case it's ever needed.
That's exactly what Auriemma was able to do on Tuesday night against the Pacific Tigers...