Pacific pulls away from Utah State in 78-68 win

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Andew Bock scored 18 points to lead three Tigers in double figures as Pacific ran by Utah State 78-68 on Saturday night.

T.J. Wallace added 15 points for Pacific (7-1) and Ross Rivera had 11. USU (5-2) was led by Jarred Shaw with 17 points while Marcel Davis dropped in 13 and Spencer Butterfield had 11 points and a game-high eight rebounds.

After trailing by 10 early in the second half, USU clawed their way back to 48-47 when Davis finished a strong layup. But behind a 3-point shot by Rivera and free-throw shooting by Wallace, Pacific regained a 58-48 edge.

USU closed to within five points with 6:25 to play but Wallace and Tony Gill dropped in 3-point shots to extend the Tigers to a 71-60 lead, which was never again challenged.

Pacific shot 5-of-11 from the 3-point line, while USU was only 5-of-18.