South Dakota St 34 36 70
Sandiegou 41 33 74
Date of game: 11/8/2013

Recap: San Diego vs. South Dakota St

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Dee poured in 27 points and the San Diego Toreros used a late run to overcome the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 74-70, as part of the USD Classic at Jenny Craig Pavilion.

Dee shot 9-of-17 from the field for San Diego (1-0), including 6-of-12 from 3- point range. Duda Sanadze chipped in 14 points, while Christopher Anderson (11 points, eight assists) and Dennis Kramer (nine points, 10 rebounds) both narrowly missed double-doubles.

For SDSU (0-1), Jake Bittle came off the bench to lead the way with 18 points, while Marcus Heemstra was right on his heels with 16 points. Brayden Carlson (12 points) and Cody Larson (11 points, eight rebounds) were both impressive as well.

San Diego opened up the game strong by shooting 50 percent from the field in the first half, as it took a 41-34 lead into intermission.

SDSU outplayed the Toreros for the majority of the second half and took a 70-66 lead after Anders Broman went 1-of-2 from the foul line with 2:12 left in the game, but that would be the final point of the game for the Jackrabbits. After Dee made a 3-pointer to get within one, San Diego took the lead for good on a Sanadze jumper with 1:00 left in the contest. SDSU committed three turnovers in the game's final minute, and Sanadze's 2-of-2 trip to the line in the waning seconds sealed the victory for the Toreros.

San Diego managed to win despite going just 13-of-26 from the foul line and committing 19 turnovers.

The USD Classic will continue on Saturday when San Diego plays Grand Canyon and SDSU takes on Loyola Marymount

Game Notes

NC State and UCF tangle in St. Petersburg Bowl

The Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl is the nightcap on the day after Christmas, as the NC State Wolfpack tangle with the Knights of UCF at Tropicana Field.

Broncos list Manning questionable for Monday

The Denver Broncos have declared quarterback Peyton Manning as questionable for Monday night's game at Cincinnati due to a thigh injury the five-time league MVP sustained last week.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.