San Diego State 88, Point Loma 77

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Marcus Slaughter had 25 points and 14 rebounds
to lead San Diego State to an 88-77 victory over Point Loma
Nazarene Saturday night.

Brandon Heath had 20 points for San Diego State (4-2) and Kyle
Spain added 15 points and nine rebounds.

Point Loma (5-2) had a four-game winning streak snapped.

The Sea Lions jumped out to an 18-9 lead to start the game. They
hit seven of their first eight 3-point attempts and trailed by just
four, 46-42, at the half.

Matt Benson led Point Loma with 21 points while John Clarke had
16 and Finis Jones 14.

Slaughter had several key baskets in the second half, including
a three-point play with five minutes left that gave the Aztecs an
80-72 lead after Point Loma has closed to within five at 77-72.

San Diego State won the rebounding battle 47-31 and connected on
24 of 26 free throws.

It was the first meeting in 40 years between the two San
Diego-area schools.