SAN FRANCISCO -- De'End Parker scored 31 points, Cole Dickerson recorded a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds and San Francisco cruised to a 79-59 victory over visiting Columbia on Saturday night.
Parker was 12 of 18 from the field and had three rebounds and three steals for the Dons, which won their third straight. San Francisco owned the rebound advantage, 40 to 28, and were 27 of 53 from the field, shooting at a 50.9 percent clip.
The Dons found themselves trailing 5-0 early until Tim Derksen tipped in his own shot to give San Francisco (3-1) its first points of the night. Trailing 18-16 with 9:53 to play in the first half, Chris Adams hit a 3-pointer to make it 19-18 and the Dons never trailed from that point on.
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