Louisiana State 71, San Francisco 63

Freshman forward Jarell Martin scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the visiting Tigers in the first round of the NIT. Shavon Coleman and Johnny O'Bryant III each added 13 points and six rebounds for LSU (20-13). The Tigers will play next at Southern Methodist, a 68-54 winner over UC Irvine earlier Wednesday, in Monday's second round. Cole Dickerson scored...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco wins 19th, tops Pepperdine 77-53

Cole Dickerson scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help San Francisco knock off Pepperdine Thursday, 77-53, earning the Dons a 12th conference win for the first time since the 1978-79 season. The win, a season-high fourth straight, moved San Francisco (19-10, 12-5 WCC) into a second-place tie with Brigham Young with one game remaining in the regular season. It's the...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Dons shock St. Mary’s

The San Francisco Dons defeat St. Mary’s 73-62, advancing to third place in the West Coast Conference. Heading into Thursday night’s game, the Dons have dropped 21 of their last 22 games against the Gaels, and were looking to avenge their 15 point loss at St. Mary’s on Jan. 11. The Dons, who are 12-5 on their home floor this season, showed why they are hard to play on the Hilltop...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dickerson, San Francisco top San Diego 74-67

Cole Dickerson scored 21 points, including an emphatic dunk with 30 seconds left, to lead San Francisco past San Diego 74-67 Thursday night. San Diego (13-12, 4-8 West Coast Conference) led 49-46 before a 7-0 spurt gave the Toreros a 10-point lead with 9:22 to play. USF scored 22 of the next 27 points, opening up a 68-61 lead with 57 seconds left. Christopher Anderson missed a...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dons fall to Gonzaga

            In Saturday night’s highly anticipated battle on the Hilltop, the Dons lose 75-65 to #23 Gonzaga. With a lot at stake in the WCC standings, the Dons needed this win to stand alone in second place, but fell short despite their impressive effort. However, St. Mary’s loss on Saturday ties the Dons with BYU for second place; both teams are three games behind...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco defeats Portland 84-71

Kruize Pinkins scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds as San Francisco posted its third-straight conference win with an 84-71 victory over Portland on Wednesday night. Cole Dickerson had 21 points and five rebounds for the Dons (14-8, 7-3 West Coast Conference). Avry Holmes scored 15 points and Mark Tollefsen added 12. Portland's Alec Wintering led the Pilots (12-10, 4...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Live Stream: Portland Pilots vs. San Francisco Dons

[Photo: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports] Tonight, in WCC conference action, the upstart Portland Pilots are on the road as they are taking on the San Francisco Dons. The Pilots have a 12-9 overall record and a 4-5 conference record. The Dons have a 13-8 overall record and a 6-3 conference record. Last week, the Pilots went 1-1 in their games, first defeating the BYU Cougars on the 23rd...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco defeats Santa Clara 75-66

Cole Dickerson doubled his scoring average with 28 points and San Francisco defeated Santa Clara 75-66 on Saturday night. Kruize Pinkins added 14 points and Mark Tollefsen 12 for the Dons (13-8, 6-3 West Coast Conference). Matt Glover grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds for USF, which held a 41-24 advantage on the boards. Freshman Jared Brownridge, averaging 16.6 points per game...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmes lifts San Francisco past San Diego, 64-62

Avery Holmes's jumper with a half second left in the game lifted San Francisco to a 64-62 win over San Diego Saturday night, snapping a two-game losing streak. San Diego tried to in-bound the ball to leading-scorer Johnny Dee near mid-court in hopes of getting off a shot, but the play failed. Holmes scored with 27 seconds left to give San Francisco a three-point lead, 62-59...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

USF runs away from Loyola Marymount 75-61

Cole Dickerson scored 20 points and gathered eight rebounds to lead San Francisco over Loyola Marymount 75-61 on Thursday. USF (9-6, 2-1 West Coast) got 16 points from Avry Holmes, while Matt Glover added 12 points and 11 boards. The Dons shot 48 percent from the floor, including 8 of 18 (44 percent) from beyond the arc. Loyola Marymount (10-5, 2-1) was led by Anthony Ireland&...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco shoots past Nicholls St, 77-48

Cole Dickerson scored 20 points and led four players into double figures as San Francisco easily outdistanced Nicholls State 77-48 Saturday night. Both teams got off to a slow start after a prolonged break for exams - a two-week break for the Dons, who built a 30-17 lead at intermission. Dickerson connected on 7 of 10 shots from the field, including 2 of 4 from 3-point range, and...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco knocks off Vermont 72-61

Cole Dickerson hit all four of his 3-point shots, shooting 10 of 14 from the field, totaling 28 points as San Francisco defeated Vermont 72-61 in the Golden Gate Challenge Friday night. Avery Holmes and Kruize Pinkins each totaled 13 points for the Dons (5-3). The Dons made 6 of 10 3-pointers, shooting 51 percent overall from the field, compared to Vermont's 43.8 percent. ...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco defeats Sonoma State 96-73

Cole Dickerson scored a game-high 23 points to lead four players in double digits as San Francisco defeated Division II Sonoma State 96-73 to open the Golden Gate Challenge tournament on Wednesday night. Dickerson was 8 of 10 from the field and hit 2 of 2 3-pointers. He also led the Dons (4-3) in rebounds with 10. Tim Derksen had 19 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, Matt Glover...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco edges Montana in 75-74 win

Kruize Pinkins scored 22 points and Cole Dickerson added 17 more to lead San Francisco to a 75-74 win over Montana on Friday night. Trailing 64-61 late in the second half, San Francisco (3-2) tied the game on a Dickerson 3-pointer and then took the lead with 2:48 remaining on a 3-pointer by Mark Tollefsen. The Dons held their advantage despite going just 1 of 7 from the free throw...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco upends Notre Dame de Namur 95-57

Kruize Pinkins scored 19 points as San Francisco rolled to a 95-57 victory over Division-II Notre Dame de Namur in a season opener Friday night. The Dons jumped to an early 24-7 lead and kept the onslaught going as they hit 11 3-pointers in the first half to grab a 37-point lead. Mark Tollefson and Matt Glover each had three of San Francisco's 13 total 3-pointers in the game...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 73, Northern Kentucky 68

Mark Tollefsen scored 22 points, Cole Dickerson added 18 and San Francisco held off Northern Kentucky 73-68 on Thursday night in the final Division I game of the 2012-13 regular season. Dickerson added 14 rebounds for the Dons (15-16), and Tollefsen was 4 of 4 from 3-point range. Tim Derksen chipped in 16 points, including three 3-pointers. Chad Jackson had 18 points and 12 rebounds...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Loyola Marymount 61, San Francisco 60

Anthony Ireland scored 16 points, including two big free throws late in overtime, and Loyola Marymount continued its surprising West Coast Conference tournament run with a 61-60 win over San Francisco on Thursday night. Ireland scored all four LMU points in the extra session before Taylor Walker's free throw gave the Lions (10-22) a 61-57 lead with 9 seconds left. San Francisco...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 83, San Diego 70

Cole Dickerson scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead San Francisco to an 83-70 victory over San Diego on Thursday night. Dickerson also made three 3-point shots as San Francisco (14-15, 7-9 West Coast) hit 8 of 15 from long range for the game. The Dons hit 30 of 50 of their shots from the floor (60 percent) and 15 of their 18 attempts from the free-throw line (83.3 percent...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 86, Pepperdine 78

Cole Dickerson scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and San Francisco outlasted Pepperdine 86-78 on Saturday. San Francisco (10-13, 3-7 West Coast) hit 14 of 24 shots from 3-point range, including 4 of 4 from Avry Holmes and 4 of 6 from Dickerson. Holmes finished with15 points and Cody Doolin had 13 to go with eight assists. Pepperdine (10-12, 2-7) had a 42-35 lead at halftime...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Mary's (Cal) 67, San Francisco 63

Jorden Page scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Saint Mary's to its 16th consecutive victory over San Francisco, 67-63 on Wednesday night. Brad Waldow added 13 points and eight rebounds, and Stephen Holt had nine points and 14 boards, for the Gaels (18-4, 7-1 West Coast), who never trailed and led by as many as 15 in the second half. But San Francisco pulled...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 75, Portland 72

De'End Parker scored 16 points and Cole Dickerson added 15 on Thursday night, helping San Francisco escape with a 75-72 victory over Portland. San Francisco (9-11, 2-5 West Coast) won despite collecting just 17 rebounds. The Dons made up for that discrepancy in other areas, hitting 16 of 17 free-throw attempts and building a 35-16 scoring advantage off the bench. Dickerson...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 62, Loyola Marymount 53

Cole Dickerson scored 18 points Saturday to help San Francisco get its first West Coast Conference win of the season, 62-53 over Loyola Marymount. Avry Holmes added 11 points for the Dons (8-11, 1-5), who won despite shooting 33 percent from the field - slightly better than the 32 percent they shot Thursday in a loss to Santa Clara. San Francisco avoided becoming the first Dons...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 93, Dominican (Cal.) 76

Cole Dickerson scored a career-high 30 points Saturday night, helping San Francisco close nonconference play with a 93-76 victory over Division II foe Dominican. Dickerson, a junior, was 11 of 16 from the field and also pulled down 10 rebounds. De'End Parker added 20 points and seven assists, and freshman Mark Tollefsen recorded his own career high with 19 points for the Dons...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

San Francisco 67, ETSU 49

Cole Dickerson scored 13 of his game-high 19 points in the first half and San Francisco beat East Tennessee State 67-49 in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic Tuesday. The Dons (6-6) also got 15 points from Cody Doolin and 10 from Tim Derksen to snap a five-game losing streak. San Francisco shot 42.1 percent on 3-pointers and dominated ETSU inside, with a 38-21 rebounding...
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December 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Holy Cross 73, San Francisco 63

Dave Dudzinski had 31 points and seven rebounds to lead Holy Cross to a 73-63 victory against San Francisco on Tuesday night. Justin Burrell added 15 points for the Crusaders (7-4), who have won the last four meetings between the schools, dating to 2008. Dudzinski shot 11 of 16 from the field and made two 3-pointers. Cody Doolin scored 18 points and Cole Dickerson 17 for the Dons...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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