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Pacific MBB 80, Terre Froide 68

Aug 16, 2012

The Pacific men's basketball team took control early against Terre Froide and came away with an 80-68 victory at Apprieu on Thursday, Aug. 16.

The Tigers fell behind 6-0 in the early moments, but gained control of the game towards the end of the period. Junior Ross Rivera hit a jumper at the buzzer to give Pacific a 25-24 lead at the end of the opening period. Pacific opened up a 50-32 halftime lead, getting all 16 of junior Khalil Kelley's points in the first half. The Tigers led by double digits the rest of the way, including a 20-point advantage (52-32) in the early moments of the third period.

Sama Taku scored 13 points in the first half and led Pacific with 19 points, while junior Tony Gill added 13 points.

The final game of Pacific's tour is on Sunday night, Aug. 19 at Golfe Juan. The game can be listened to online at http://pacifictigers.com

Pacific scoring totals:

Taku 19, Kelley 16, Gill 13, Hendricks 8, Rivera 8, Thomas 6, Duran 3, Fulton 3, Turner 2, Bock 2

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