The Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team lost handily 89-52 to Division I’s University of Pacific on Saturday night in Stockton.
Leading the Warriors was Evan Scott with 16 points. Reggie Jones also had a double-digit night with 10 points. The Warriors now have an overall record of 2-5. Pacific, member of the Big West Conference, is now 5-4 overall.
Stanislaus has been unable to score more than 20 points in the first half in the last two contests. At the end of the first half, the Warriors had only accrued 19 points, as well as a 26-point deficit to the Tigers.
In the second half, the Tigers came out just as strong as they had left the first. Although the Warriors improved their shooting to 44.4 percent from the floor, they could not hold off the Division I team. The largest deficit in the game that the Warriors have seen this season was with 3 minutes, 47 seconds in the second half when the Tigers took a 38-point lead with a score of 86-48.
Contributing to the Stanislaus effort was Dwight Jones, Dan Daviess and Brett Sayad, who finished with six points each, all from the 3-point line.
Mactar Gueye led the Warriors in rebounds with five snags, four of which were defensive boards. Dwight Jones dished out six assists on top of his points production.
Pacific senior Demetrece Young set a career high of 25 points. Following closely was Allen Huddleston with 17 points and Pat Eveland with 15 points. Young and Huddleston combined to shoot 9-for-14 from the arch.
The Warriors will be back in action Saturday, when they host Cal Baptist at 7 p.m.