Sanni, Gallinat help Pacific beat UC Irvine 84-75 in OT
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) Ajare Sanni scored 10 of his 23 points after regulation and Roberto Gallinat added 20 points to help Pacific beat UC Irvine 84-75 in overtime on Saturday night.
Sanni was 8-of-16 shooting, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, and Gallinat made 15 of 18 from the free-throw line. Jahlil Tripp added 10 points and seven rebounds for Pacific (10-5). The Tigers have won five of their last six.
Sanni hit back-to-back 3-pointers to spark a 10-0 run to open overtime and Kendall Small's dunk with 1:41 gave the Tigers a 77-66 lead. Pacific made its last five shots and the Anteaters committed turnovers on four of their first five possessions after regulation.
There were 12 ties and 15 lead changes and neither team led by more than eight points before overtime.
Updated December 30, 2018