SAN FRANCISCO -- Kruize Pinkins scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds as San Francisco posted its third-straight conference win with an 84-71 victory over Portland on Wednesday night.
Portland's Alec Wintering led the Pilots (12-10, 4-6) with 15 points and five assists.
San Francisco capped a 20-7 run to start the first half with a Mark Tollefsen 3-pointer at 12:02. The Dons led 47-37 at the break.
The Pilots came within five on a Bryce Pressley 3 at 12:16 in the second but the Dons went on an 11-6 run a few minutes later, extending their lead back into double digits with six minutes remaining.
Pinkins, Holmes and Tollefsen combined for 10 points in the final 1:23 to seal the win.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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.