Pineiro scores 22 to lift San Diego past Portland 63-52
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro had 22 points and 16 rebounds as San Diego beat Portland 63-52 on Thursday night.
Olin Carter III had 16 points for San Diego (17-11, 6-7 West Coast Conference). Finn Sullivan added 11 points and six rebounds. Isaiah Wright had seven assists for the home team.
Portland put up 22 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Tahirou Diabate had 12 points for the Pilots (7-21, 0-13), whose losing streak reached 14 games. Hugh Hogland added 10 points.
Marcus Shaver Jr., whose 15 points per game coming into the contest led the Pilots, scored only 7 points on 3-of-12 shooting.
The Toreros improve to 2-0 against the Pilots this season. San Diego defeated Portland 76-55 on Jan. 17. San Diego faces Saint Mary's at home on Saturday. Portland takes on Pepperdine on the road on Saturday.