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.