San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Dee tallied 17 points to lead the
way as the San Diego Toreros held on for a 70-59 decision over the Grand
Canyon Antelopes in the final matchup of the 2013 San Diego Classic at Jenny
Dennis Kramer added 14 points and six rebounds for USD (2-0), which received a
double-double of 13 points and 12 assists from Christopher Anderson. Duda
Sanadze chipped in eight of his 11 points in the second half.
Demetrius Walker led the Antelopes (0-2) with 19 points on 5-of-13 shooting
from the floor. Killian Larson contributed a double-double with 14 points and
15 rebounds as coach Dan Majerle's squad lost its second consecutive game to
begin its Division I era.
The Toreros hit on 68.2 percent of their field goal attempts and converted all
seven of their free-throws in the opening 20 minutes to build a 40-27 lead by
halftime. Grand Canyon went just 3-of-12 from beyond the arc in the first
The Antelopes slightly narrowed the deficit after the break by sinking 15-
of-23 attempts at the charity stripe. USD shot 38.5 percent from the floor in
the second half, which was enough to claim the 11-point win.
Although both teams finished the contest with 33 total rebounds, the Toreros
held a dominant, 20-6, edge in points in the paint.
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