Pacific Welcomes UTPB Wednesday

Pacific Welcomes UTPB Wednesday

STOCKTON, Calif. – The Pacific men's basketball team (6-4) is set to host Division II University of Texas-Permian Basin Wednesday night at the Alex G. Spanos Center.

Tigers' Schedule:

vs. UT-Permian Basin
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
7:00 p.m. • Alex G. Spanos Center

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Last Time Out

  • Pacific downed Air Force, 82-69, to improve to 2-0 all-time against the Falcons.
  • The Tigers held the edge in rebounds (30-24), steals (8-3) and blocks (3-0). In addition, Pacific shot a season-best 52.8 percent from the field.
  • Jahlil Tripp was named the City of Stockton Human Resources Hardworking Player of the Game after nearly earning his first double-double of the season. Tripp finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and one steal. 
  • Lafayette Dorsey was the Tigers top scorer. Matching his career-high of 19 points, Dorsey snagged his fifth-straight double-digit scoring performance.

Scouting UT-Permian Basin

  • The Falcons are 6-1 on the season.
  • Out-scores its opponents, 88.4 - 74.0, thanks to three 100-plus scoring efforts.
  • Jacob Ledoux leads three players who average double-digits, scoring 16.4 points a game. Teammates Kyree Elder and Maurice Walton average 13.7 and 10.1 points per game, respectively. Ledoux also has a team-high 12 steals.
  • Leading on the boards is Adam Rivera, who pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game.

How We Compare

  • Pacific ranks third in the WCC with a 38.2 three-point field goal percentage. 
  • The Tigers are second behind Loyola Marymount in the WCC standings for rebounding defense (30.6 per game). 
  • Anthony Townes is fourth in field goal percentage (62.3).
  • Lafayette Dorsey is second in free throw percentage (94.6).
  • Ajare Sanni is second in three point field goal percentage (51.5).

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