November 24, 2008

Gauchos Edged by USF, 73-72

Nov. 24, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dior Lowhorn scored nine of his 17 points in the final 3:30 to help rally San Francisco past UC Santa Barbara 73-72 on Monday night.

Freshman Angelo Caloiaro added a season-high 15 points for the Dons (4-1), who won their second home game. Kwame Vaughn had 11 points.

Chris Devine scored a season-high 24 points, including a career best 14-of-16 from the foul line, to lead the Gauchos (1-3), who lost their third straight. James Powell added a season-high 22 points, including a 6-of-12 effort from 3-point range. Powell was a combined 4-of-23 in his first three games.

The Gauchos had an 11-point lead going into the final five minutes, but San Francisco forced five turnovers down the stretch to close the gap. The Dons scored 22 points on 21 Santa Barbara turnovers.