LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cameron Shelton's 20 points helped Loyola Marymount defeat Portland 79-60 on Thursday.
Shelton also contributed five rebounds for the Lions (15-7, 5-3 West Coast Conference). Jalin Anderson scored 13 points, shooting 4 for 9, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc. Keli Leaupepe shot 4 of 7 from the field and 3 for 4 from the line to finish with 11 points, while adding six rebounds.
The Pilots (11-12, 3-5) were led in scoring by Moses Wood, who finished with 15 points, eight rebounds, two steals and two blocks. Portland also got 12 points from Chika Nduka. Alden Applewhite had eight points.
Loyola Marymount took the lead with 59 seconds remaining in the first half and never looked back. The score was 33-30 at halftime, with Leaupepe racking up nine points. Loyola Marymount pulled away with a 24-2 run in the second half to extend a two-point lead to 24 points. Shelton led the way with a team-high 13 second-half points.
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