SAN DIEGO -- Johnny Dee scored 23 points and sunk five 3-pointers to lead San Diego past Tulane 78-72 on Saturday night.
Dee scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half, and hit a big 3-pointer with 3:31 to play to give the Toreros a 69-64 lead, their biggest of the second half up until that point.
San Diego (5-5) trailed 62-59 with 5:15 to play before the Toreros made their run. Ken Rancifer hit a 3-pointer for San Diego to tie it at 62, beginning a 19-10 run over the final minutes. Chris Anderson gave the Toreros a 66-64 lead after his lay-up with 3:56 remaining and from that point on, San Diego never trailed again.
Rancifer had 16 points and Chris Manresa had 10 points and six rebounds for the Toreros.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.