Fresno State 84, Pacific 77
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) _ Wilbert Hooker and Tod Bernard each scored 21 points to lead Fresno State to an 84-77 Big West Conference victory over Pacific Saturday night.
Fresno State (8-10 overall, 3-6 Big West) snapped a five-game conference losing streak.
Pacific, led by Don Lyttle’s 23 points, rallied from an early 12-point deficit to take a 59-56 lead with just over seven minutes left in the game.
Hooker and Bernard then sparked an 11-point Fresno State run, each scoring four points in helping build a 67-59 lead with 3:42 left. Pacific got no closer than five points after that.
Dell Demps added 22 points for Pacific (8-10, 4-5). Lyttle also had 16 rebounds.
Carl Ray Harris scored 13 points for Fresno State, and Dave Barnett finished with 12 points and 11 assists.