STOCKTON, Calif. -- Tony Gill scored 17 points and Pacific hit 13 3-pointers to defeat UC Santa Barbara 80-62 Thursday night.
Gill, who was 6 for 6 from the field and 3 for 4 from the free-throw line, hit three straight shots in the early going to put Pacific in front for good at 12-9. A 14-3 run that featured two 3-pointers from Markus Duran and another from Trevin Harris extended the lead to 32-18 as the Tigers built a 38-25 halftime lead.
Duran hit another 3 with 14:52 remaining to cap a 12-3 run and put Pacific comfortably ahead 50-33.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.