Sanfran 29 30 59
Pacific 27 40 67
Date of game: 12/8/2012

Recap: Pacific vs. San Francisco

Stockton, CA (Sports Network) - Ross Rivera scored a game-high 17 points to help guide the Pacific Tigers to a 67-59 win over the San Francisco Dons at the Spanos Center.

Rivera made good on 7-of-10 shots from the floor and pulled down six rebounds for the Tigers (5-4). Travis Fulton had 12 points, Khalil Kelley netted 10 points, and Lorenzo McCloud dished out seven assists in the triumph.

For the Dons (5-2), Cole Dickerson scored 14 points and was one rebound shy of a double-double. Mark Tollefsen also contributed 14 points off the bench in the setback.

Despite San Francisco opening up on a 10-0 run, Pacific fought back to make its deficit just two, 29-27, heading into halftime. The Dons were 5-of-10 shooting from three-point range in the opening 20 minutes.

The Tigers stepped up their shooting after intermission, hitting 58.3 percent from the floor in the second half. Pacific went up, 49-47, with just over seven minutes remaining, and it never trailed from that point on.

Pacific won the rebounding battle, 36-25. San Francisco did not help itself at the foul line, going just 6-of-15.

Game Notes

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