LARAMIE, Wyo. – Despite some stellar shooting by Miles Reynolds (21 points) and Kendall Small (17 points) the Pacific men's basketball team fell to Wyoming, 86-72, on Saturday evening at the Arena-Auditorium.
The Tigers are now 5-6 on the season with just two non-conference contests left to play. Wyoming is 7-3 and improve to 4-0 at the 7,220 foot elevation.
If you missed it:
• Both squads went 14-31, and shot 45 percent from the floor in the first half. Wyoming held a 66.7-30.0 percent edge from the free throw line.
• Although at a quick disadvantage, a made layup by Anthony Townes at 13:00 tied the game for the first time at 11-11.
• Down 10 points, Pacific went on a 12-2 run from 8:25-4:28 to tie the game once more in the half, at 27-all.
• For the second-straight game Kendall Small led the Tigers in the first 20 minutes, shooting 6-for-7 from the floor and 1-for-3 from teh free throw line for 13 points. Jack Williams and Jahlil Tripp each had a team-best five rebounds in the first half.
• Miles Reynolds scored a season-high 21 points, all in the second half. The junior finished 5-for-8 with one made three pointer and 10-for-11 from the charity stripe.
• Roberto Gallinat secured his third-consecutive double-digit scoring performance, totalling 12 against the Cowboys.
• Williams led Pacific in its defensive efforts with 10 rebounds.
Things you should Know:
PLAYER OF THE GAME – Miles Reynolds was tabbed the City of Stockton Human Resources Player of the Game with his 21 points and two assists against Wyoming.
SECOND CHANCES – As a team, the Tigers have out-scored their opponents 132-112 in second chance scoring this season.
The Pacific men's basketball team returns home next Saturday, December 16, to face the Runnin' Rebels of UNLV. Gametime is set for 7:00 pm. The first 1000 fans will receive a Pacific Tigers Fleece Blanket presented by Dr. Amy Scriven, DDS. Cannot make it out the the game, watch for free via theW.tv. Live stats will also be available by visiting the men's basketball schedule page.