WMU vs Pacific

November 10, 2007

Tigers Open 2007-08 Season With 90-76 Victory Over Western Michigan
Troyer leads the Tigers with 24 points
Nov. 10, 2007

Eugene, Ore. - The Pacific men's basketball team opened the 2007-08 season with a victory over Western Michigan at the World Vision Invitational on Nov. 10 in Eugene, Ore. The Tigers open the season 1-0, while Western Michigan is now 0-1. Pacific built an early lead to a 14 point advantage (33-19) with 5:46 remaining in the first half, using a 15-6 run to increase a five point lead. The Broncos then blanked the Tigers over the next three minutes, using a 12-0 run to cut the Pacific lead to two. The Tigers held a 35-33 halftime lead. The Tigers opened the second half with a 16-4 run to take the lead to 51-37 with 13:45 left, led by junior Steffan Johnson's (Kent, Wash.) five points and four assists in the run. Pacific's lead stayed above double digits the rest of the way, thanks to a remarkable .773 field goal percentage in the second half. The team hit 17-of-22 shots in the second half.

Junior Chad Troyer (Seattle, Wash.) scored 24 points to lead the Tigers, while Johnson added 17 points. Steffan added 12 assists, which ties for the third most in a single game in Tiger history. Junior Bryan LeDuc (Corona, Calif.) added 16 points off the bench for the Tigers. Dererk Drews scored 23 points for the Broncos. The Tigers out-rebounded Western Michigan 34-25, out-shooting the Broncos .587 (27-46) to .407 (25-59) from the field. Pacific hit 9-of-14 three-point attempts for a percentage of .643.


Official Basketball Box Score 


Official Basketball Box Score
Pacific Tigers vs Western Michigan
11/10/07 6:35 pm at McArthur Court, Eugene, Ore.

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VISITORS: Pacific Tigers 1-0
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
01 Nunnally, Michael... f  2-3    0-0    4-5    0  3  3   4   8  1  2  1  0  10
21 Brown, Anthony...... f  2-6    0-0    5-6    1  5  6   3   9  0  2  0  1  30
42 Ford, Joe........... c  3-3    0-0    0-0    0  5  5   2   6  4  3  1  1  21
02 Troyer, Chad........ g  8-14   4-7    4-4    0  5  5   1  24  0  1  0  1  31
05 Johnson, Steffan.... g  7-9    3-3    0-0    1  2  3   1  17 12  4  0  1  31
10 Horsechief, Solomon.    0-2    0-1    2-2    0  1  1   2   2  0  1  0  1  11
15 Smith, Terrell......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  2  2   0   0  0  0  0  0   5
20 Kirby, Michael......    1-4    1-2    5-6    0  2  2   1   8  1  1  0  0  20
30 Doran, James........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
33 Neimeyer, Casey.....    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   4   0  0  0  0  0   9
34 Willard, Sam........    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   2   0  0  1  0  0  11
41 LeDuc, Bryan........    4-4    1-1    7-10   0  2  2   3  16  1  1  0  0  20
   TEAM................                         2  2  4
   Totals..............   27-46   9-14  27-33   4 30 34  23  90 19 16  2  5 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 10-24 41.7%   2nd Half: 17-22 77.3%   Game: 58.7%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-6  33.3%   2nd Half:  7-8  87.5%   Game: 64.3%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half: 13-15 86.7%   2nd Half: 14-18 77.8%   Game: 81.8%   2,3


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HOME TEAM: Western Michigan 0-1
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
04 DREWS, Derek........ f  8-13   5-9    2-2    1  0  1   4  23  0  0  0  1  28
34 GARY, Shawntes...... f  1-5    0-3    5-7    2  1  3   5   7  1  0  0  2  21
42 REITZ, Joe.......... c  3-3    0-0    3-7    0  2  2   4   9  1  0  0  0  22
22 REDELL, Michael..... g  2-7    0-4    2-2    0  1  1   3   6  7  5  0  0  32
23 KOOL, David......... g  4-11   0-1    3-3    1  1  2   5  11  1  1  0  3  21
01 FRACALOSSI, Derek...    1-5    1-5    0-0    0  1  1   0   3  0  0  0  1  14
05 HERSHBERGER, Andrew.    1-3    0-0    1-2    2  3  5   2   3  1  2  0  0  18
12 RICKS, Andre........    4-11   2-7    4-5    0  1  1   3  14  2  1  0  0  27
21 McLEMORE, Martelle..    0-1    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   1   0  0  0  1  0   5
33 LAWSON, Donald......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   1   0  0  0  1  0  11
   TEAM................                         3  5  8
   Totals..............   24-59   8-30  20-28   9 16 25  28  76 13  9  2  7 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-31 41.9%   2nd Half: 11-28 39.3%   Game: 40.7%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-12 16.7%   2nd Half:  6-18 33.3%   Game: 26.7%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  5-6  83.3%   2nd Half: 15-22 68.2%   Game: 71.4%   1,3


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Officials: Michael Reed, Bruce Hicks, Ruben Ramos
Technical fouls: Pacific Tigers-None. Western Michigan-None.
Attendance: 8601
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Pacific Tigers................   35   55  -   90
Western Michigan..............   33   43  -   76


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