Dons drop Portland in San Francisco

Dons drop Portland in San Francisco
January 29, 2014, 10:15 pm
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USF's Cole Dickerson scored a game-high 21 points in a win over Portland Wednesday. (USATSI)

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Kruize Pinkins scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds as San Francisco posted its third-straight conference win with an 84-71 victory over Portland on Wednesday night.

Cole Dickerson had 21 points and five rebounds for the Dons (14-8, 7-3 West Coast Conference). Avry Holmes scored 15 points and Mark Tollefsen added 12.

Portland's Alec Wintering led the Pilots (12-10, 4-6) with 15 points and five assists.

San Francisco capped a 20-7 run to start the first half with a Mark Tollefsen 3-pointer at 12:02. The Dons led 47-37 at the break.

The Pilots came within five on a Bryce Pressley 3 at 12:16 in the second but the Dons went on an 11-6 run a few minutes later, extending their lead back into double digits with six minutes remaining.

Pinkins, Holmes and Tollefsen combined for 10 points in the final 1:23 to seal the win.

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