RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Lorenzo McCloud scored 15 points and Pacific held on to beat UC Riverside 70-68 Saturday.
Sama Taku scored 12, Travis Fulton 11 and Colin Beatty had 10 points for the Tigers (17-12, 11-5). McCloud also had six assists for Pacific, which stayed alive for a share of the Big West title with two games remaining. The Tigers trail Long Beach State by two games.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
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