SAN DIEGO (AP) — Drew Viney scored a career-high 35 points to lead Loyola Marymount to a 72-69 win over San Diego on Thursday night.
Loyola Marymount (16-13, 7-6 West Coast), which has won five of six, has its highest win total since the Lions went 18-11 in 1995-96.
Viney, who also had eight rebounds, was 13-for-18 from the field, including four of his seven tries from 3-point range. Kevin Young finished with 13 points.
Chris Lewis scored all 13 of his points in the first half for San Diego (9-20, 2-11), which lost its sixth straight game. Roberto Mafra had 12 points and tied the school record with six blocked shots.
The Lions trailed the entire second half until Young hit a 3-pointer for a 67-65 lead with 2:41 left. Viney followed with a three-point play and hit a pair of free throws to put Loyola ahead 72-66 with 31.7 seconds left.