DAVIS, Calif. -- Sama Taku scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three assists in Pacific's 74-64 win over UC Davis on Saturday night.
J.T. Adenrele cut Pacific's lead to two with a lay-up, making it 42-40 with 10:40 to go in the game but that was as close as it would get. The Tigers responded with a 15-6 run capped off by Rodrigo De Souza's 3-pointer with 5:06 remaining to take a 57-46 lead and never looked back.
Corey Hawkins was a perfect 8 for 8 from the line and had 19 points to lead UC Davis (4-9, 0-2). Adenrele had 14 points and seven rebounds and Josh Ritchart scored 10 for the Aggies, which had 18 turnovers.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite