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Pacific surges past North Dakota 93-76
PACIFIC 93, NORTH DAKOTA 76
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Ross Rivera scored 19 points and Sama Taku
added 18 as Pacific put away North Dakota 93-76 in a Global
Sports Challenge matchup Sunday night.
The Tigers (6-1) overcame a three-point halftime deficit and
surged to a 69-54 lead capped off by an Andrew Bock 3-pointer.
They held North Dakota to just six points in the opening 10
minutes of the second half.
North Dakota (2-4) closed within nine on an Alonzo Taylor layup
at the 4:33 mark, but Pacific answered with a 12-4 run to close
Pacific shot 56.5 percent from the field and had five players
score in double figures. Bock and Tony Gill each had 14 and T.J.
Wallace contributed 10.
North Dakota shot 41.3 percent for the game and made just six of
its 27 3-point attempts. They were led by Troy Huff with 21
points while Jamal Webb had 16.
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