Long Beach State vs Pacific

Long Beach St. 74, Pacific 66


STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Casper Ware scored 27 of his career-high 38 points in the second half to lead Long Beach State to a 74-66 victory over Pacific on Thursday night.

Ware made a career-high eight 3-pointers, including three in a two-minute span to put the 49ers back in control after Pacific had rallied from a 10-point deficit to tie the game 55-55 with 7:53 remaining.

Ware, the reigning Big West Conference player of the year, scored 17 points in the final 7:19 to lead Long Beach (18-6, 11-0 Big West) to its 11th consecutive win. Ware was 7 of 11 beyond the 3-point arc in the second half.

T.J. Robinson added 13 points and 11 rebounds and Eugene Phelps scored 11 points for Long Beach.

Lorenzo McCloud led Pacific (9-14, 5-6) with 16 points. Ross Rivera scored 10 off the bench for the Tigers.

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Long Beach State 49ers
T. Robinson, F343-57-8111013
E. Phelps, F275-51-680111
C. Ware, G3912-236-650238
L. Anderson, G353-80-07538
J. Ennis, G211-30-02432
M. Caffey250-40-04210
E. Dervisevic181-30-04042
P. Pappageorge10-00-01000
Totals 25-5114-2043121474
Pacific Tigers
T. Fulton, F362-92-29217
T. Harris, F242-50-03235
K. Kelley, C152-32-43046
L. McCloud, G287-162-322116
M. Duran, G272-60-03445
R. Rivera274-101-230310
C. Beatty152-40-02315
A. Bock152-50-02204
S. Llewellyn102-30-00106
R. Mauge31-20-00012
Totals 26-637-1128161866
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine13-328-1075
UC Davis6-911-18281
UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Marys15-329-638
San Fran.8-1015-15227
Santa Clara7-1111-20251
San Diego4-149-21302
Other games
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Minn 61
Ole Miss 60 Final
Miss St 70
TNST 72 Final
Illinois 71 Final
Indiana 84
STMA 59 Final