Pacific keeps Liberty Bell with win over SJSU

Pacific keeps Liberty Bell with the win over SJSU, and this has to have the tigers wondering if the Spartans even want the dingy bell back! The Tigers outshot the Spartans 45-32 and went onto an 18 point thrashing by a final score of 81-63.

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Stockton, Calif. - The San Jose State men's basketball team was defeated by the Pacific Tigers on wednesday night in Stockton for the fifth straight year in a row.

Pacific keeps Liberty Bell with the win over SJSU, and this has to have the tigers wondering if the Spartans even want the dingy bell back!

With the loss, the Spartans fell to 3-5 on the season. And the lingering loss of Demetrius Brown due to a life threatening intestinal virus continues to bring the Spartan team down to their collective knees.

The score was close at 36-31 at the half, but the second half of play the Tigers outshot the Spartans 45-32 and went onto an 18 point thrashing by a final score of 81-63.

SJSU had no way to contain the hot Christian Maraker, whom had 21 points and 10 rebounds in the contest.

SJSU's Kevin Fleming, had 13 points to lead San Jose State, which lost its fourth consecutive game of the early season. Alex Elam scored 12 points and Carlton Spencer had 11 for the Spartans.

San Jose State played its third game in a row without their main man and threat scorer in Demetrius Brown, who did not make the trip to Stockton because of a lingering bacterial and intestinal infection.

The slumping Spartans next game is at the Events Center in San Jose versus Drake for a 3PM tip-off.

Keep your collective chins up ya Spartans!


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