Juwan Grey scored a profession-excessive 17 factors with eight-for-eleven capturing and San Diego held on Saturday night time for a seventy five-seventy one win over Loyola Marymount.
Isaiah Wright added sixteen factors and Isaiah Pineiro had 15 for San Diego, which shot fifty six % from the sector to snap a two-recreation skid.
San Diego (thirteen-5, four-2 West Coast Convention) by no means trailed however Loyola Marymount almost erased a 17-level first half deficit and stayed shut all through the second interval.
Mikail Simmons drained a three-pointer for the Lions with slightly below two minutes to play, chopping the deficit to sixty eight-sixty six, earlier than San Diego responded with a three from Olin Carter III to stretch the benefit again to 5 with fifty two seconds left. The Toreros obtained a layup and a free throw from Wright to pad it much more earlier than the Lions made a remaining push, getting one other deep three from Simmons to path seventy four-seventy one.
Wright hit a free throw to increase the lead again to 4 and James Batemon missed a three on the buzzer.
Batemon completed with a profession-excessive 30 factors and Eli Scott added 15 for the Lions (6-eleven, 1-5).