SAN DIEGO (AP) — Johnny Dee scored 23 points and sunk five 3-pointers to lead San Diego past Tulane 78-72 on Saturday night.
Dee scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half, and hit a big 3-pointer with 3:31 to play to give the Toreros a 69-64 lead, their biggest of the second half up until that point.
San Diego (5-5) trailed 62-59 with 5:15 to play before the Toreros made their run. Ken Rancifer hit a 3-pointer for San Diego to tie it at 62, beginning a 19-10 run over the final minutes. Chris Anderson gave the Toreros a 66-64 lead after his lay-up with 3:56 remaining and from that point on, San Diego never trailed again.
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Rancifer had 16 points and Chris Manresa had 10 points and six rebounds for the Toreros.
Josh Davis led Tulane (7-3) with 19 points and eight rebounds. Rick Tarrant, Jordan Callahan and Tre Drye each had 12.