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.
In a decade at Ole Miss, Andy Kennedy has seemingly worked wonders with limited talent at a program that has rarely had success historically.
Hal "King" Lear, a Temple basketball star during the 1950s, died Saturday at his White Plains, New York home.
Sebastien Bellin's friend Chris Young joins Ryan Smith on Outside the Lines to discuss his friend's bravery, courage and strength after surviving the Brussels bombings in March.