STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) -- Christian Maraker had 24 points and
eight rebounds as Pacific surged in the second half to beat Fresno
State 99-63 on Saturday night.
Mike Webb had 13 of his 18 points in the first seven minutes of
the second half as Pacific turned a four-point halftime lead into a
dominating 36-point victory. The Tigers outscored the Bulldogs
52-20 after the intermission.Johnny Gray and Steffan Johnson each scored 13 points for the
Tigers, who improved to 7-3 with their third win in a row.It was Pacific's largest margin of victory since 2000.Ja'Vance Coleman scored 24 points and Quinton Hosley had 21
points and 13 rebounds to lead Fresno State, which fell to 4-3.Hosley scored from the perimeter to begin the second half and
bring Fresno State within 47-45.But Webb answered with three consecutive 3-pointers sandwiched
around Maraker's dunk to begin a 31-11 run over the next 10
minutes.The Tigers shot 60 percent from the field in the second half.
Webb and Gray combined to go 7 of 11 from beyond the 3-point arc as
Pacific finished 11 of 20 on 3-point attempts.Fresno State finished 5 of 27 from 3-point range and its bench
was outscored 33-4 by Pacific's reserves.Pacific broke out to an early 11-2 lead, but Fresno State worked
its way back to take its biggest lead at 32-25 midway through the
first half. After several lead exchanges, Pacific ended the half
with a 5-0 run to make it 47-43.