Pacific Drops Close One in Davis

Pacific Drops Close One in Davis

DAVIS, Calif. – Roberto Gallinat, Anthony Townes, Kendall Small, and Jack Williams all scored double-digits in Wednesday's contest at UC Davis, but the Tigers fell just short of a victory against the Aggies with a final score of 71-67.

Pacific is now 5-5 overall on the season, while UC Davis snags its second victory against the Tigers this season, improving to 6-2 overall.

 

In Case You Missed It

  • Pacific found itself at a quick disadvantage, wth its largest deficit of 10 points (21-11) coming at the 10:27 mark.
  • Tigers went on a 9-0 run, which included a five-point effort by Townes, a three-point effort by Small and dunk by Gallinat, to come within one score (21-20) at 6:43.
  • Despite the battle back, the Aggies answered back with a 12-5 run to wrap-up the first half down 33-25.
  • Small led the Tigers in the first half with nine points, but Gallinat had a 12 point second half to finish with a team-high 19 points.
  • In the second half the Tigers improved its shooting percentage from a first half 29.6 percent to 36.1 percent from the field.
  • The Aggies kept their distance for a majority of the second half, but did not make a single shot from the floor in the final six minutes to allow the Tigers to come within two points (69-67) in the final minute of play.
  • Townes snagged a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Small totaled 13 points and Jack Williams finished with 12 points on the night.
  • Jahlil Tripp dished out five assists and led both teams with 12 rebounds.
  • Pacific held the advantage in rebounds (42-22), assists (12-6) and second-chance points (21-3).

 

Things to Know

  • Wednesday's contest marked Anthony Townes first double-double of the season and his seventh-straight game that he has scored in double-digits.
  • Roberto Gallinat's 19 point effort was his second highest total on the season, scoring 21 points twice — against Air Force and Texas State.
  • The Tigers are currently rank third among all WCC squads with a .487 field goal percentage.
  • Jahlil Tripp nearly averages a double-double with 9.8 rebounds and 9.2 points per game. His rebound average is second in the WCC. Tripp also ranks among the top four in conference with 5.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game.

 

Next Up
The Tigers will continue its stretch on the road and will face Wyoming on Saturday, December 9. Tip is set for 3:00 pm (PST).