Utah State vs Pacific

Pacific 65, Utah St. 57


STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Ross Rivera scored a career-high 15 points, and Pacific made Bob Thomason the most successful coach in Big West Conference history with a 65-57 victory over Utah State on Saturday night.

Thomason, in his 24th season coaching his alma mater, recorded his 406th win at Pacific, one more than Jerry Tarkanian had at UNLV and Long Beach State. Thomason and Tarkanian are the only Big West coaches with more than 300 victories.

The Tigers (3-3) recorded their first win this season over a Division I opponent. Pacific, which returned no starters from last year, used its sixth different starting lineup in six games.

Lorenzo McCloud had 14 points for Pacific, which returns only two players from last year's 16-15 team.

Preston Medlin led Utah State (3-4) with 15 points and eight rebounds.

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Utah State Aggies
K. Reed, F344-75-670113
M. Bruneel, F192-50-15004
M. Grim, F111-11-20043
P. Medlin, G364-145-582215
B. Pane, G323-152-41159
J. Stone233-51-17017
D. Berger191-50-00122
B. Clifford102-40-13044
A. Thoseby100-30-01010
S. Thornton60-20-00100
Totals 20-6114-203652057
Pacific Tigers
T. Fulton, F231-84-48036
K. Kelley, C194-80-05148
M. Duran, G312-50-03106
L. McCloud, G302-710-1266214
C. Beatty, G212-60-03125
R. Rivera246-111-241415
A. Bock191-32-23225
T. Harris190-20-01300
R. Mauge143-50-04216
Totals 21-5517-2043171865
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine12-421-15133
UC Davis11-523-13166
CSNorthridge 7-911-19313
Cal Poly6-1011-20296
UC Riverside5-117-21330

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Marys16-229-517
San Fran.10-820-1394
Santa Clara10-817-16125
San Diego6-1213-18204
Other games
NC 72 Final
Kentucky 73
Iowa St 66 Final
Michigan 76
UTRGV 35 Final
Ohio St 64
Purdue 63 Final
XAV 66
Arkansas 62 Final
UConn 75
GONZ 75 Final
Illinois 82
MU 61 Final
Wisc 54
PITT 61 Final
Tenn 56
S Florida 42 Final
Kansas 70
PORT 53 Final
STL 73
SFA 42 Final
Tx A&M 55
Aus Peay 60 Final
Memphis 91
W Virg 62 Final
Miss St 75