STOCKTON, Calif. -- Amari McCray scored 12 points on Thursday night and Pacific never trailed after the opening minutes in an 86-48 win over NAIA Pacific Union.
Austin Vereen's 3-pointer with 17:38 left in the first half gave the Tigers (3-2) the lead for good at 10-9 and sparked a 15-0 run. Pacific led by double digits the rest of the way.
The Tigers led by 29 points late in the first half and had their largest lead at 83-42 on Jahbril Price-Noel's free throw with 4:47 left in the game.
Tim Ford had nine points to lead the Pioneers, who were outrebounded 48-19.
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