PORTLAND, Ore. -- Kevin Bailey scored 18 points, including a key basket down the stretch, and Portland defeated San Diego 70-68 Thursday night.
Johnny Dee led the Toreros (13-15, 6-7) with 13 points, 11 of them coming in the second half. Chris Manresa and Ken Rancifer scored 12 points apiece for San Diego, which has lost seven of its last nine after beginning the WCC season 4-0.
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