STOCKTON, Calif. -- Lorenzo McCloud scored 17 points, had three assists and three steals to lead Pacific in a 63-58 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday night.
Pacific (11-8, 5-2 Big West) took a 31-24 lead at halftime and led by as many as 15 in the second half. The Highlanders never led in the contest.
UC Riverside (5-14, 2-5) out-rebounded the Tigers 31-20 but committed 18 turnovers. The Highlanders shot 52.4 percent from the floor in the game but were 13 of 18 in the second half for a 72.2 percent mark.
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