Tigers Open Final Road Trip Of 2011-12 At UCSB on Thursday
Santa Barbara, Calif. - The Pacific men's basketball team plays at UC Santa Barbara on Thursday, March 1. Pacific and the Gauchos will tip it off at 7:00 p.m. The Tigers enter the matchup with an 11-16 overall record and 6-8 Big West Conference mark. The Gauchos enter the contest holding an 16-9 overall mark and 10-4 in league action.
LAST GAME: The Tigers dropped a 69-68 decision to Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Feb. 23.
RADIO: All Tiger basketball games are broadcast live on KWSX (1280 AM) in Stockton ... Zack Bayrouty calls the play-by-play ... Air time is 20 minutes before tip-off ... All regular season Pacific basketball games can be heard outside the KWSX listening area by going to http://pacifictigers.com and clicking on the broadcast link from the home page ... You can also listen to Tiger men's basketball on IHeartRadio at http://www.iheart.com/#/live/5236/
TV: Pacific will be on local, regional or national television at least four times during the 2011-12 season ... The Tigers' next TV appearance will be on March 3 at Cal Poly televised by KSBY.
ON THE INTERNET: Visit http://pacifictigers.com for the latest news, scores and information about all 16 NCAA Division I sports at Pacific. Select Tiger games are also available through http://bigwest.tv.
PROBABLE STARTERS: (2011-12 Stats)
points rebounds asst
F 24 Travis Fulton 6-6 Jr. Corona, Calif. 9.5 6.2
C 13 Khalil Kelley 6-8 So. Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. 6.9 4.9
G 2 Colin Beatty 6-4 Jr. Lanham, Md. 5.1 3.1
G 4 Markus Duran 6-0 Jr. Murray, Utah 7.4 1.7
G 12 Andrew Bock 6-2 So. Rialto, Calif. 3.3 1.0
RESERVES: (listed numerically)
points rebounds asst.
F 1 Trevin Harris 6-6 So. Kingwood, Texas 4.9 2.6
G 3 Marvin Cotton 6-2 Sr. Lathrop, Calif. 0.4 0.4
G 5 Spencer Llewellyn 6-3 Fr. Sydney, Australia 1.8 0.4
G 10 Markcus Falley 6-3 So. Las Vegas, Nev. 2.2 1.3
G 11 Lorenzo McCloud 6-0 Jr. Los Angeles, Calif. 11.4 2.8 3.5
F 20 Ross Rivera 6-7 So. Visalia, Calif. 11.2 3.9
F 21 Adam Eakles 6-8 So. Woodland, Calif. 0.4 0.7
G 30 Rodrigo De Souza 6-2 Jr. Sao Paulo, Brazil 3.3 1.4
C 41 Rundell Mauge 7-1 Jr. Cedres, Trinidad 1.9 2.1
COACH BOB THOMASON: Former Pacific basketball standout Bob Thomason (Pacific '71) is 414-306 (.575) in his 24th season as the head coach of his alma mater ... Thomason is the Big West all-time wins leader, surpassing Jerry Tarkanian after the 65-57 victory over Utah State on Dec. 3 ... Thomason has 234 Big West wins, which is the most in league history ... Thomason was named CollegeInsider.com Big West Conference Coach of the Year in 2009-10 ... Entering the 2011-12 season, he is the 26th winningest active coach and ninth on the list of Most Seasons With Current School ... After leading the Tigers to a 27-4 record in 2004-05, Thomason was named as a finalist for the CollegeInsider.com Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year award and received USBWA District 9 Coach of the Year honors ... Bob surpassed his former coach Dick Edwards for the most career wins at Pacific, and has coached more games than any coach in school history ... He was an all-conference guard under coach Edwards from 1967-71, and has earned Big West Conference Coach of the Year honors five times (in 1992-93, 1996-97, 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06) ... Thomason has guided his teams to nine Big West Tournament semifinal games and is 2-3 in championship appearances ... Thomason was a 2006 inductee into the Stockton Athletic Hall of Fame ... He holds a 466-332 overall record in his 27th year as an NCAA head coach, including a three-year stint at Div. III Cal State Stanislaus where he led the Warriors to the 1988 NCAA Tournament ... He is the winningest coach in Spanos Center history, claiming a 236-82 mark (.745), and has directed Pacific to a 177-55 (.770) home mark since 1995 ... He has been a part of 470 wins at Pacific, as a player (1968-1971) and coach (1988-present) ... In NCAA Tournament games, Thomason is 2-4.
RECORDS: Pacific is 11-16 this season, 6-8 in the Big West.
TIGERS VS. UC Santa Barbara: Pacific leads the all-time series with UC Santa Barbara 54-51, but the Gauchos have won the last two meetings ... UCSB defeated the Tigers 56-53 on Jan. 28 thanks to a late three ... The Gauchos own a 30-20 series advantage in Santa Barbara, though the teams have split the last two meetings.
UC SANTA BARBARA
54-51 (31-18, 20-30, 3-3)
Last 20 meetings
2-13-03 • L 52-62
3-13-03 + L 44-53
1-24-04 • W 76-56
2-19-04 W 61-58
1-22-05 W 58-43
2-16-05 • W 79-56
1-28-06 W 65-53
3- 2-06 • W 64-36
1-27-07 • L 62-70
3- 1-07 L 49-64
1-24-08 W 71-58
2-20-08 • L 53-60
1-24-09 • W 58-36
2-18-09 L 57-67
1-10-10 L 67-68
2- 4-10 • L 48-61
1- 8-11 • W 57-54
2- 3-11 W 74-68
3-10-11 + L 67-79
1-28-12 • L 53-56
TIGERS HAVE THREE STRAIGHT DECIDED IN FINAL SECONDS AT HOME: Pacific have won two of the last three home games in the final seconds ... Ross Rivera had a tip-in with under two seconds left to boost the Tigers to a 62-61 win over Cal State Northridge on Feb. 11 ... Trevin Harris hit two three-pointers in the final 15 seconds of overtime as the Tigers defeated Idaho State on his trey at the buzzer for the 66-64 victory ... Cal State Fullerton ended the Tigers' run with a late three-point for a 69-68 win on Feb. 23.
RIVERA SCORES 26 IN TIGER WIN OVER CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE: Ross Rivera scored a career-high 26 points against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 11, including the final 17 points for the team in the contest ... His tip-in with 1.9 seconds to play was the game-winner ... Ross scored a then career-high 21 points at Cal State Northridge on Jan. 11 and is averaging 23.5 points per game against the Matadors this year.
THOMASON BREAKS ALL-TIME BIG WEST WINS MARK, COACHES GAME #700: Pacific head coach Bob Thomason picked up his 406th win at Pacific with the Tigers' 65-57 victory over Utah State on Dec. 3 ... He surpassed Jerry Tarkanian for the most wins in Big West tenure ... The game on Dec. 6 against Hawai'i was the 700th of Thomason's career at Pacific.
CAREER VICTORIES - WHILE BIG WEST CONFERENCE MEMBER
1. 414 - Bob Thomason, Pacific
2. 405 - Jerry Tarkanian, Long Beach State & UNLV
3. 248 - Neil McCarthy, New Mexico State
4. 222 - Jerry Pimm, UC Santa Barbara
5. 209 - Bob Williams, UC Santa Barbara
RIVERA HITS 15 FREE THROWS AT UCR, SECOND MOST IN A SINGLE GAME: Ross Rivera was 15 for 16 at the free throw line in Pacific's 60-52 win at UC Riverside on Feb. 2 ... It tied for the second most free throw makes in a game in school history ... David Fox set the mark by making 16 of 18 against USF in 1966.
Free Throws Made
1. David Fox 16 vs. San Francisco (2-26-66)
2. Ross Rivera 15 vs. UC Riverside (2-2-2012)
Jack Schalow 15 vs. San Jose State (3-7-64)
Bill Stricker 15 vs. Portland (12-18-69)
5. Dave Balsley 14 vs. UC Santa Barbara (12-8-61)
Bill Stricker 14 vs. UC Santa Barbara (1-3-70)
John Gianelli 14 vs. Illinois State (2-1-72)
Matt McGuire 14 vs. Cal State Fullerton (2-28-80)
Matt Waldron 14 vs. Saint Mary's (1-10-84)
10. 10 tied with... 13
TURNING IT AROUND IN CLOSE GAMES: After wins in the two of the last three close contests, Pacific is now 2-7 in games decided by five points or less this year.
GAMES DECIDED BY 5 POINTS OR LESS
Date Opponent W/L Score
Nov. 25 at Hawai'i L 70-75
Dec. 17 at Santa Clara L 76-78 (ot)
Jan. 2 at CS Fullerton L 73-78
Jan. 5 UC Irvine L 69-73
Jan. 17 CSU Bakersfield L 73-76
Jan. 28 UC Santa Babara L 53-56
Feb. 11 Cal State Northridge W 62-61
Feb. 18 Idaho State W 66-64 (ot)
Feb. 23 Cal State Fullerton L 68-69
TIGERS DROP SEVEN STRAIGHT: The Tigers snapped a seven game losing streak with a win at Cal State Northridge on Jan. 12 ... It was the longest losing streak since the 1988-89 season ... In Coach Thomason's first year, the Tigers dropped 12 straight games ... Tiger teams in 2006-07 and 2002-03 had six game streaks.
TIGERS RETURN LOWEST SCORING TOTAL IN THE NATION: The Tigers return just junior Jordan Turner and sophomore Khalil Kelley from last year's 16-15 team ... Turner and Kelley combined for 39 points (2% of 2038 team points), the lowest returning scoring total in the country.
TEN DIFFERENT LINEUPS FOR THE TIGERS: As the Tigers try to find the right combination on the floor, Pacific has had 10 different starting lineups this year ... No Tiger has started more than 25 games for the team, while 13 of 15 players on the active roster have made at least one start.
EIGHT DIFFERENT LEADING SCORERS: In each of Pacific's first three games this year, a different Tiger led the team in scoring and seven different Tigers have paced the team this year ... Markus Duran (three times), Lorenzo McCloud (nine times), Colin Beatty (once), Travis Fulton (three times), Ross Rivera (eight times), Khalil Kelley (once) and Trevin Harris (twice) have each topped the scoring list this year.
HONDA CENTER HOME FOR THE ampm BIG WEST TOURNAMENT: Honda Center is in the second year of a five-year partnership to host the ampm Big West Conference Tournament. The Big West Tournament is the oldest NCAA Division I post-season basketball tournament in the west, dating back to 1976 when the conference was known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association.
TIGERS ON SPANOS CENTER OPENING NIGHT: The Tigers have won the home opener 22 times throughout head coach Bob Thomason's 24 years, including 16 of the last 17.
Year W/L Opponent Score
1988-89 W Cal Poly 95-74
1989-90 W UC Davis 91-73
1990-91 W Saint Mary's 61-58
1991-92 W Nevada 78-62
1992-93 W Oregon 80-68
1993-94 W Sacramento State 91-64
1994-95 L Santa Clara 74-72 (ot)
1995-96 W San Diego 80-78
1996-97 W Cal State Stanislaus 91-51
1997-98 W Cal State Stanislaus 80-45
1998-99 W Santa Clara 56-51
1999-2000 W Loyola Marymount 78-46
2000-01 W Chico State 101-59
2001-02 W Cal State Monterey Bay 86-65
2002-03 L Santa Clara 78-72
2003-04 W San Jose State 76-65 (ot)
2004-05 W Santa Clara 71-65
2005-06 W Sonoma State 74-55
2006-07 W Cal State Bakersfield 75-67
2007-08 W Lewis & Clark College 92-47
2008-09 W UC San Diego 66-58
2009-10 W San Diego 56-55
2010-11 W William Jessup 70-61
2011-12 W Cal State Monterey Bay 75-63
TIGERS EXCEL IN BIG WEST OPENERS: Pacific has won its opening Big West game in 12 of the last 14 seasons.
Big West Openers since 1999
1998-99 W Utah State 84-73
1999-2000 W Boise State 53-52
2000-01 W Cal State Fullerton 79-50
2001-02 W Idaho 52-48
2002-03 W Idaho 73-50
2003-04 W UC Riverside 73-59
2004-05 W UC Riverside 58-45
2005-06 L UC Riverside 71-83
2006-07 W Cal State Northridge 68-64
2007-08 W UC Riverside 82-54
2008-09 W Cal State Northridge 84-78 (ot)
2009-10 W Cal State Northridge 52-43
2010-11 W Cal State Northridge 75-64
2011-12 L Cal State Fullerton 73-78
THOMASON NINTH AMONG COACHES WITH CURRENT SCHOOL: As Tiger head coach Bob Thomason leads the Tigers for the 24th season, he is ninth on the list of coaches with their current school.
MOST SEASONS WITH CURRENT SCHOOL (At the beginning of the 2011-12 season)
No. Yrs. Coach, Team and Seasons
1. 35 Jim Boeheim, #Syracuse 1977-2011
2. 33 Dave Bike, #Sacred Heart 1979-2011
3. 31 Mike Krzyzewski, Duke 1981-2011
4. 29 Don Maestri, #Troy 1983-2011
5. 27 Greg Kampe, #Oakland 1985-2011
6. 25 Rick Byrd, Belmont 1987-2011
25 Jim Calhoun, Connecticut 1987-2011
25 Fang Mitchell, #Coppin St. 1987-2011
9. 24 Bob Thomason, Pacific 1989-2011
# - has coached only at this school
PACIFIC ROAD RECORDS: Pacific is 3-9 on the road in 2011-12 ... Last year the Tigers were 6-9 on the road.
HOME NOTES: Pacific finished 8-7 in the Spanos Center this year and has won 28 of the last 42 on campus ... Pacific was 8-5 in the Spanos Center in 2010-11 ... The Tigers are 99-33 in the Spanos Center over the last seven years ... Pacific is 177-55 over the last 13 seasons at home ... Pacific has a Spanos Center record of 206-64 since the 1992-93 season.
NON-CONFERENCE SPANOS FEVER: Pacific has lost just 22 times in the last 113 non-conference matchups in the Spanos Center (91-22), for a winning percentage of .805 since 1989.
ATTENDANCE NUMBERS: Pacific leads the Big West Conference in total attendance over the last seven years ... The Tigers have led the league in six of the last seven years.
SCORING AND REBOUNDING LEADERS:
Pacific Team Leaders in Single Game Scoring - 2011-12
Lorenzo McCloud - 9.0
Ross Rivera - 8.0
Travis Fulton - 3.5
Markus Duran - 3.0
Trevin Harris - 1.5
Colin Beatty - 1.0
Khalil Kelley - 1.0
note - .5 given for sharing team-high honors - .3 given for three players sharing team-high honors
Pacific Team Leaders in Single Game Rebounding - 2011-12
Travis Fulton - 12.5
Khalil Kelley - 6.0
Ross Rivera - 5.5
Colin Beatty - 2.0
Lorenzo McCloud - 1.0
note - .5 given for sharing team-high honors - .3 given for three players - .25 given for four players
PACIFIC WINNING 60 PERCENT OVER THE LAST 19 YEARS: Pacific has recorded a winning record in 16 of the last 19 years, including 2010-11.
Year Record Pct. Home Road Neu. Conf. Record Finish
1992-93 16-11 .593 10-3 6-5 0-3 Big West 12-6 3rd
1993-94 17-14 .548 11-2 4-8 2-4 Big West 10-8 5th
1994-95 15-12 .556 8-4 7-6 1-1 Big West 9-9 5th
1995-96 15-12 .556 11-2 4-7 0-3 Big West 11-7 T2nd
1996-97 24-6 .800 12-0 9-5 3-1 Big West 12-4 1st-W
1997-98 23-10 .697 13-1 8-6 2-3 Big West 14-2 1st-W
1998-99 14-13 .519 11-2 3-10 0-0 Big West 9-7 3rd-W
1999-2000 11-18 .379 8-6 2-11 1-2 Big West 6-10 4th-W
2000-01 18-12 .600 10-4 4-6 4-1 Big West 8-8 5th
2001-02 20-10 .667 12-2 6-7 1-0 Big West 11-7 T3rd
2002-03 12-16 .429 9-5 3-10 0-1 Big West 7-11 8th
2003-04 25-8 .783 12-1 9-4 4-3 Big West 17-1 T1st
2004-05 27-3 .900 12-1 13-1 2-1 Big West 18-0 1st
2005-06 24-8 .750 11-3 9-4 4-1 Big West 12-2 1st
2006-07 12-19 .387 6-6 4-10 2-3 Big West 5-9 T6th 2007-08 21-10 .700 11-3 8-6 2-0 Big West 11-5 4th
2008-09 21-13 .636 12-4 7-8 2-1 Big West 10-6 T2nd
2009-10 23-12 .657 11-4 12-7 0-1 Big West 12-4 T1st
2010-11 16-15 .516 8-5 6-9 2-1 Big West 8-8 T4th
2011-12 11-16 .407 8-7 3-9 0-0 Big West 6-8 ---
last 20 yrs. 365-238 .605
SCORING MARGINS: A look at scoring margins this season for games won and lost:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25+ 30+ 40+
Won 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
Lost 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1
Largest Victory: 20, at Cal State Northridge, Jan. 12
Largest Loss: 42, at Stanford, Nov. 28
2010-11 IN REVIEW
Pacific finished 2010-11 with a record of 16-15 overall, finishing in fourth place with a Big West Conference mark of 8-8 ... The Tigers have won 20 or more games in six of the last eight seasons, and hold an overall record of 169-89 in that period ... In Big West games, the Tigers hold the most league wins over the last 13 years, posting 134 victories ... Pacific has advanced to the postseason in five of the last eight seasons, with three NCAA Tournament berths and two CollegeInsder.com Tournament appearances ... Senior Sam Willard led two Tigers on all-league teams by earning All-Big West Conference First Team honors ... Sophomore Allen Huddleston earned All-Big West Conference Honorable Mention honors.
Pacific returns just 39 of 2038 points (2%) from last year, the lowest returning total in the country ... Junior Jordan Turner made one start in 16 appearances ... Sophomore Khalil Kelley is the only other returning letterwinner for the Tigers ... Kelley made three starts for the Tigers in his 24 appearances ...
Four redshirts also return for the Tigers, each from a different class ... Senior Marvin Cotton, junior Rundell Mauge, sophomore Andrew Bock and freshman Spencer Llewellyn all come back after spending the year learning the Tiger system.
The Tigers welcome 10 new additions to the program this year ... Junior transfers Colin Beatty, Rodrigo De Souza, Markus Duran, Travis Fulton, Lorenzo McCloud and Tim Thomas along with sophomores Adam Eakles, Markcus Falley, Trevin Harris and Ross Rivera each came to Pacific's campus to begin the 2011-12 season.
COACHING STAFF RETURNS
Head coach Bob Thomason (Pacific, '71) enters his 24th season at Pacific with a record of 403-290 with the Tigers ... In 2009-10, Thomason earned CollegeInsider.com Big West Conference Coach of the Year honors ... In 2005-06, Thomason was named Big West Conference Coach of the Year for the third straight year ... He has earned the award five times ... He is the winningest coach in school history, and the only coach to guide his teams to 400 wins ... Entering the 2010-11 season, he was the 32nd winningest active coach and 10th on the list of Most Seasons With Current School ... Thomason has 229 Big West wins, which is the most in league history ... He has more experience at his current school than any other coach in the Big West Conference and is just the second coach in Big West history to record 400 wins during Big West membership ... Associate head coach Ron Verlin (Sacramento State, '90) returns for his 18th season ... Tiger assistant coach Adam Jacobsen (Pacific, '97) returns for his 11th year, while Calvin Byrd (Pacific ,'97), returns for his sixth season in his second stint with the program.
2011-12 PLAYER CAPSULES
#2 Colin Beatty
(6-4/G/JR/Lanham, Md./Barton County CC)
Colin grabbed a career-high three steals at Cal State Northridge on Jan. 12 ... Beatty had 10 points and a career-high 10 rebounds against Fresno State on Dec. 29 for his first career double-double ... He had a career-high 14 points against Cal State Monterey Bay on Nov. 13 ... Beatty spent two years at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, Kansas ... Colin was a second Team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College selection as both a freshman and a sophomore and helped the team to a 19-11 record, scoring in double figures 20 times ... He was second on the team with 13.2 points per game in 2010-11, adding 169 rebounds, 106 assists and 43 steals.
#12 Andrew Bock
(6-2/G/SO/Rialto, Calif./Creighton University)
Andrew had a career-high 13 points against CSUMB and has three double-figure games ... He has four double-figure scoring games this season ... Andrew redshirted the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer rules but was able to practice with the Tigers … Andrew attended Creighton University his freshman year of college … At Creighton, Bock played in 21 games, averaging 8 minutes and 2.1 points and making 82.8% of his free throws.
#3 Marvin Cotton
(6-4/G/SR/Lathrop, Calif./Cal State Stanislaus)
Marvin had two points and a steal in a career-high 11 minutes against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 23 ... Cotton redshirted the 2010-11 season for the Tigers ... He was able to practice most of the season… Marvin came to Pacific from Cal State Stanislaus, where he played as a freshman in the 2008-09 season… In his lone season at CSU Stanislaus, Marvin averaged 6.3 minutes, 2.6 points and 0.5 assists in 18 games
#30 Rodrigo De Souza
(6-2/G/JR/Sao Paulo, Brazil/Western Wyoming CC)
Rodrigo is out of action with a thumb injury ... He had two assists and four rebounds against Fresno State on Dec. 29 after missing seven games with a sprained right knee ... He had a career-high 11 points against Cal State Monterey Bay on Nov. 13 ... In his sophomore season at Western Wyoming Community College, Rodrigo helped lead WWCC to a 28-11 record in 2010-11 ... He averaged 9.7 points and led the team with 3.3 assists and 1.8 steals per game, earning All-Wyoming Community College Athletic Conference Second Team honors.
#4 Markus Duran
(6-0/G/JR/Murray, Utah/Cabrillo College)
Markus has a team-best 52 three-pointers and has led the team in scoring three times ... He had a career-high and team season best 23 points against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Nov. 21 ... In his sophomore year at Cabrillo College in Aptos, Calif., Duran averaged 19.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game ... In addition to posting an 85% success rate from the free throw line, Markus led the league in shots from the arc and set the record for most three's made in a season with 125 ... Duran was voted MVP of the Coast Conference South.
#21 Adam Eakles
(6-8/F/SO/Woodland, Calif./Fullerton College)
Adam has played in 10 games for the Tigers, making two starts ... In 2010-11, Adam averaged 9.3 points and had a team-best 9.3 rebounds per game for Fullerton College ... Against Cypress College on Feb. 9, he posted season highs with 22 points and 10 rebounds for his lone double-double of the season.
#10 Markcus Falley
(6-3/G/SO/Las Vegas, Nev./Oxnard JC)
Markcus netted nine points against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Nov. 21 ... He made his first start at Hawaii, scoring eight points ... Falley was a First Team All-Western State Conference selection in 2010-11, leading the Oxnard Condors with 19.0 points per game, 81 three-pointers and 54 steals ... In conference play, he averaged 20.7 points per game, including four games of 30 points or more… He helped Oxnard JC to 16 wins and its first appearance in the state JC tournament in eight years.
#24 Travis Fulton
(6-6/F/JR/Corona, Calif./Irvine Valley College)
Fulton had a career-high six assists against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 11 ... He scored a career-high 23 points on Jan. 12 at Cal State Northridge, his first 20+ game ... Travis is averaging 9.5 points per game overall and 11.6 points per contest in league games ... He had 14 points and 10 rebounds for his third career double-double on Feb. 23 against CSU Bakersfield ... Travis had a career-best 14 rebounds vs. UC Irvine on Jan. 5 ... Travis scored a career-high 15 points at Santa Clara on Dec. 17 ... At Stanford on Nov. 28, he scored 13 points and grabbed two steals ... Fulton earned First Team All-State honors as a sophomore in 2010-11, leading the Lasers to a 23-8 overall record and 8-4 mark in Orange Empire Conference action ... Travis led the team with averages of 16.6 points and 7.5 rebounds per game, while handing off 71 assists … He had seven double-doubles as a sophomore.
#1 Trevin Harris
(6-6/F/SO/Kingwood, Texas/Western Wyoming CC)
Trevin scored eight points including the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer against Idaho State on Feb. 18 ... His shot was featured as the No. 2 in ESPN's Top Ten Plays on Saturday ... Harris scored 13 points in his first start against UC Riverside on Jan. 7 and a career-high 18 points at Long Beach State on Jan. 14 ... He averaged 13.5 points and 5.4 rebounds per game while shooting 52.0 percent from the field and 46.0 percent from three-point range last year at Western Wyoming CC ... Playing alongside Tiger teammate Rodrigo De Souza, Harris helped the Mustangs to a seventh place national finish at the NJCAA National Tournament.
#13 Khalil Kelley
(6-8/C/SO/Rancho Cucamonga, Calif./Los Osos HS)
Khalil had his best game as a Tiger, getting his first career double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds against Hawai'i on Dec. 6 ... He leads the Tigers with 14 blocks ... Kelley played in 24 games last year for the Tigers in 2010-11 … He scored 34 points, including a season-high nine points against Cal State Stanislaus on Dec. 11… Kelley also notched a career-high four rebounds at home against UC Irvine on Feb. 16.
#5 Spencer Llewellyn
(6-3/G/FR/Sydney, Australia/Sydney Boys HS)
Spencer had a career-high seven points against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 11 in a career best 20 minutes ... Llewellyn scored his first points as a Tiger, hitting a three-pointer at Stanford on Nov. 28 ... He practiced with the men's basketball program in 2010-11, while redshirting his first year. While at Sydney Boys High, he played at a state and national level and traveled with the Australian Schoolboys squad to the United States in 2009 ... Llewellyn earned Most Valuable Player honors in both 2008 and 2009.
#11 Lorenzo McCloud
(6-0/G/JR/Los Angeles, Calif./Santa Rosa JC)
Lorenzo is leading the Tigers with 11.4 points per game and 92 assists, but missed Pacific's last game with a foot injury ... McCloud scored 20 points with a career best eight rebounds against UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 28 ... He had a career-high 23 points at Hawaii on Nov. 25 ... McCloud spent his sophomore season at Santa Rosa Junior College, earning First Team All-State and First Team All-Big 8 Conference honors… Lorenzo led the team by averaging 18.2 points and 3.8 assists per game ... He made a team-best 173 free throws, hitting 80.8 percent from the line ... Scoring 565 points on the season.
#41 Rundell Mauge
(7-1/C/JR/Cedres, Trinidad/North Platte CC)
Rundell had two points in six minutes against CSU Bakersfield on Jan. 17 after missing the previous six games with a knee injury ... Mauge has not played in the last two games ... He is averaging 2.0 points and 2.4 rebounds per game and had a career-high 10 points at Hawaii on Nov. 25 ... Mauge redshirted his first year at Pacific… He averaged 5.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.1 blocks in 35 games played en route to the national junior college basketball tournament ... Mauge was named to the National Junior College Region IX All-Tournament team at the regional playoffs.
#20 Ross Rivera
(6-7/F/SO/Visalia, Calif./Coll. of the Sequoias)
Ross had a career-high 26 points against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 11, scoring the final 17 points of the game for the Tigers ... His tip-in at the buzzer won the game for the Tigers ... He had 15 free throw makes at UC Riverside on Feb. 2, tying for the second most in a game in school history ... Rivera has a career-high nine rebounds twice this year ... Rivera averaged 16.2 points and 6.0 rebounds in his only collegiate season at College of the Sequoias ... He tallied six double-doubles on the season, scoring in double figures in all but one game of the 2010-11 season ... Ross scored a career-best 26 points three times as a freshman… Leading College of the Sequoias to the tournament title at the Cuesta College Tournament in November, he earned Most Valuable Player honors.
#42 Tim Thomas
(6-10/C/JR/Sheridan, Wyom./Las Positas JC)
Tim is redshirting the 2011-12 season at Pacfiic ... In 2010-11, he averaged 9.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game, scoring in double figures 17 times as a sophomore ... In 2009-10, Tim averaged 7.1 points and 5.3 rebounds per game for the Las Positas Hawks .
#25 Jordan Turner
(6-5/F/JR/Oakland, Calif./Bishop O'Dowd HS)
Jordan has played in 10 games for the Tigers this year, making one start ... Turner knocked down his first shot of the year at Cal State Northridge on Jan. 12 ... He played in 16 games last season for the Tigers, making one start ... He scored five points, grabbed five rebounds and hit both of his shots from the field… Jordan played in five games in 2009-10 for the Tigers ... He had a career-high three rebounds against Sacramento State on Dec. 12.
Pacific Among the Big West (as of 2-27-12)
Category Overall (Per Game/Pct.) Conf. (Per Game/Pct.)
Scoring 7th - 64.3 7th - 65.3
Scoring Defense 4th - 66.9 3rd - 64.1
Scoring Margin 5th - -2.6 4th - +1.1
Free Throw Pct. 2nd - .698 2nd - .725
Field Goal Pct. 8th - .408 8th - .405
Field Goal Pct. Defense 5th - .427 4th - .414
3-pt. Field Goal Pct. 7th - .323 8th - .329
3-pt. Field Goal Pct. Defense 5th - .349 5th - .344
3-pt. Field Goals Per Game 6th - 6.7 7th - 6.5
Rebounds 8th - 32.4 9th - 31.7
Opponent's Rebounds 6th - 36.3 6th - 35.9
Rebound Margin 8th - - 3.9 9th - -4.2
Blocked Shots 8th - 1.9 9th - 1.4
Assists 7th - 12.5 6th - 12.6
Steals 5th - 5.6 6th - 5.2
Turnover Margin 1st - +1.5 1st - +4.3
Assist/Turnover Ratio 5th - +1.0 1st - +1.3
Tigers Among Big West Leaders (as of 2-27-12)
Markus Duran 3FG Per Game 10th - 1.9 3pg 9th - 2.1 3pg
Travis Fulton Rebounding 7th - 6.3 rpg 4th - 7.1 rpg
3FG Pct. 8th - .400
Offensive Reb. 10th - 2.1 orpg
Defensive Reb. 6th - 4.5 drpg 4th - 5.0 drpg
Trevin Harris 3FG Pct. 9th - .405
Khalil Kelley Offensive Reb. 10th - 2.1 orpg
Lorenzo McCloud Assists 3rd - 3.5 apg 2nd - 4.1 apg
FT Pct. 7th - .792
Asst./TO Ratio 7th - 1.3 ratio 3rd - 1.9 ratio
Steals 9th - 1.2 spg 6th - 1.4 spg
Ross Rivera Scoring 8th - 13.6 ppg
FT Pct. 2nd - .844 2nd - .861