ANAHEIM, Calif. – Lorenzo McCloud scored 18 points on 5-of-10 shooting including an 8 for 9 performance from the free-throw line to lead Pacific past Saint Mary's 76-66 on Friday afternoon.
McCloud was one of four players in double figures for the Tigers. Ross Rivera scored 14 points, Khalil Kelley had 12 and Sama Taku chipped in with 11.
Pacific (3-2) shot 53.1 percent from the field and was 21 of 26 from the free-throw line compared to the Gaels which made only 9 of 10.
The Tigers led 32-29 at the break and opened the second half with a 26-10 run capped off by Andrew Bock who sunk two free throws with 6:06 to play to make it 58-39, giving Pacific its largest lead.
Matthew Dellavedova had 16 points for Saint Mary's (4-1) while Stephen Holt and Beau Levesque each had 15. The Gaels were 11 of 27 from beyond the arc.