Bailey scores 21 to lift Pacific past Portland 84-57
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) Jeremiah Bailey scored a season-high 21 points as Pacific routed Portland 84-57 on Thursday.
Jordan Bell added 18 points and nine rebounds for Pacific (6-5, 3-4 West Coast Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Broc Finstuen added 11 points and eight rebounds. Justin Moore had 10 points.
Pacific scored a season-high 45 points in the first half, shooting 55% (17 of 31) with seven 3-pointers. The Tigers finished 52% shooting for the game with nine 3s.
Michael Henn had 13 points for the Pilots (6-13, 0-10), who have now lost 11 games in a row. Isiah Dasher added 10 points. The Pilots were outscored 40-16 in the paint.
Assistant coach Ben Johnson is 0-2 since taking over for Terry Porter, fired by Portland on Feb. 5. Porter, a longtime Trail Blazers All-Star, did not have a winning season since being hired by Portland in 2016.
Pacific was scheduled to play a makeup game with San Diego on Thursday, only to have that postponed for the third time. The Pacific-San Diego game is not set for Feb. 23 at San Diego.
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Updated February 11, 2021