STOCKTON, Calif. -- Jahlil Tripp had 13 points as Pacific defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 78-50 on Tuesday night.
Tyresse Williford had 11 points and five steals for the Cougars (2-5).
Pacific shot 63% in the first half and led 49-17 at halftime. The Cougars missed all 11 of their 3-point attempts and shot 28% overall in the period. They finished 2 for 21 from beyond the arc.
The Tigers dominated inside with a 46-28 advantage in points in the paint.
Pacific faces Longwood at home on Friday. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville plays UC Riverside on the road on Friday.
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