San Diego 66, Alcorn St. 65

Johnny Dee scored 18 points and went 4 for 4 from the free throw

line to help San Diego hold on and beat Alcorn State 66-65

Saturday.

Darian Norris scored 15 points for the Toreros, going 6 of 8

from the field and 2 of 3 from 3-point range. Chris Manresa

recorded 10 points and nine rebounds for San Diego (4-1).

Ian Francis and JaMichael Hawkins both scored 12 points and

Twann Oakley added 11 points for Alcorn State.

Alcorn State (1-4) outshot San Diego from the field, 47.2

percent (25 of 53) to 46.3 percent (25 of 54), and from 3-point

range, 43.8 percent (7 of 16) to 35.3 percent (6 of 17), but missed

three key free throws in the second half.

After being outscored 38-29 in the first half, the Braves

outscored the Toreros 36-28 in the second half but fell just short

of a comeback win.