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.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
Utah State (3-4)223557
Pacific (3-3) «313465

Related Video

December 13, 2017
Is TCU a tournament team? (0:40)
December 13, 2017
Who will be the last undefeated team in college hoops?
December 13, 2017
Villanova remains undefeated
December 12, 2017
Is Arizona State a better team than Arizona?

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

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 Davis0-07-227
Cal Poly0-04-6242
UC Irvine0-04-8197
UC Riverside0-03-6260
CSNorthridge 0-01-8349

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego0-08-256
St. Marys0-08-277
San Fran.0-05-3209
Santa Clara0-03-6345
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