Tiger Men’s Basketball Wins the Big West Title
Pacific defeated UC Irvine 64-55 in the Championship Game of the Big West Tournament on Saturday, March 16 at the Honda Center to earn the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Junior Tony Gill earned Most Valuable Player honors after leading the Tigers with 19 points. Senior Lorenzo McCloud added 16 points and was named to the All-Tournament team. The Tigers improved to 22-12 on the season and earned the school's ninth NCAA Tournament appearance.
The NCAA Tournament selection show airs on CBS at 3:00 p.m (PDT) on Sunday, March 17. There will be a viewing party at the Vereschagin Alumni House on the Pacific campus, with the doors opening at 2:30 p.m. Read more.
Pacific's Men's and Women's Basketball teams both played today for their respective Big West Tournament championships. The Tiger Women fell to Cal Poly, 63-49. See more at the Women's Basketball site.