LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Avi Fogel scored the go-ahead layup with 11
seconds left in the game to lead the University of San Diego past
Loyola Marymount 68-65 on Sunday.
Fogel scored 17 points and Brice Vounang added 15 points and
eight rebounds for the Toreros (9-6, 1-1).
Fogel's layup gave San Diego a 66-65 lead, and Floyd North
sealed the win with a pair of free throws. Loyola's Wes Wardrop
missed a game-tying 3-point basket at the buzzer.
Charles Brown led Loyola Marymount with 14 points.
After a 9-2 run, the Lions took a late second-half lead at
60-54, but the Toreros tied it, 60-60, with 4:14 left. Vounang
scored with 32.8 remaining, giving San Diego a 64-63 lead.
The Toreros(9-6, 1-1) have won six out their last seven games,
and the Lions(9-6, 1-1) have lost three of four.
After San Diego started the game with an 11-6 lead, Loyola went
on a 14-0 run, taking a 20-11 advantage. The Toreros responded with
a 9-0 run. The Lions wrapped up the first half on a 7-3 spurt and
had a 27-23 lead at intermission.
San Diego outrebounded Loyola, 25-20.