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San Francisco beats East Tennessee State 67-49 in Hawaii consolation round

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    San Francisco forward Matt Christiansen (3) battles East Tennessee State guard Rashawn Rembert (4) for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)The Associated Press

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    San Francisco guard Tim Derksen (32) watches as forward Mark Tollefsen, right, dunks a rebound while playing against East Tennessee State in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)The Associated Press

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    East Tennessee State forwards Hunter Harris, top, and Lester Wilson, right, defend against San Francisco guard Cody Doolin (45) on the baseline in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)The Associated Press

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    East Tennessee State forward Lester Wilson (15) fouls San Francisco forward Cole Dickerson (25) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)The Associated Press

Cole Dickerson scored 13 of his game-high 19 points in the first half and San Francisco beat East Tennessee State 67-49 in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic Tuesday.

The Dons (6-6) also got 15 points from Cody Doolin and 10 from Tim Derksen to snap a five-game losing streak.

San Francisco shot 42.1 percent on 3-pointers and dominated ETSU inside, with a 38-21 rebounding advantage and a 24-16 edge in points in the paint.

The Buccaneers, who made just 4 of 12 free throws, were led by Jarvis Jones' 17 points. It was their seventh consecutive loss.

ETSU (2-9) held their last lead at 15-14 just past the midway point of the first half, but the Dons outscored the Buccaneers 18-6 to lead 32-21 at halftime.

San Francisco led by as many as 20 points late in the second half.