SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyler Robertson scored 19 points as Portland beat San Diego 80-61 on Thursday.
Robertson added five rebounds and six assists for the Pilots (12-13, 4-6 West Coast Conference). Kristian Sjolund scored 17 points, shooting 6 for 7 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line. Moses Wood shot 3 for 9 (1 for 7 from 3-point range) and 7 of 8 from the free throw line to finish with 14 points.
Marcellus Earlington led the Toreros (10-14, 3-7) in scoring, finishing with 20 points and eight rebounds. San Diego also got 14 points from Jase Townsend. Wayne McKinney III also had nine points.
Portland carried a slim two-point lead into halftime, as Robertson led the way with 11 points. A 19-0 run in the second half turned a zero-point deficit into a 19-point lead for Portland. They outscored San Diego by 17 points in the final half, as Juan Sebastian Gorosito led the way with a team-high eight second-half points.
These two teams both play Saturday. Portland visits Pepperdine while San Diego hosts Loyola Marymount.
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