DAVIS, Calif. -- Sama Taku scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three assists in Pacific's 74-64 win over UC Davis on Saturday night.
J.T. Adenrele cut Pacific's lead to two with a lay-up, making it 42-40 with 10:40 to go in the game but that was as close as it would get. The Tigers responded with a 15-6 run capped off by Rodrigo De Souza's 3-pointer with 5:06 remaining to take a 57-46 lead and never looked back.
Corey Hawkins was a perfect 8 for 8 from the line and had 19 points to lead UC Davis (4-9, 0-2). Adenrele had 14 points and seven rebounds and Josh Ritchart scored 10 for the Aggies, which had 18 turnovers.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
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