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Jito Kok has 8 blocks, Johnny Dee scores 18 and San Diego beats Loyola Marymount 59-50


SAN DIEGO — Johnny Dee scored 18, Chris Anderson added 14 and Jito Kok had a school-record eight blocks in San Diego's 59-50 win over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night.

Neither team led by more than four in the second half until San Diego (9-8, 2-3 West Coast Conference) went on a 13-0 run to lead 52-43 on Dee's jumper with 2:28 left. Anderson sparked the rally with a pair of 3-pointers and finished 4 of 5 behind the arc with six assists and four steals.

Evan Payne scored 14 of his 15 points in the second half, leading LMU (4-12, 0-4) to a 41-37 lead with 9:27 left. Payne also had four steals and Patson Siame added 10 points.

Kok had his eighth block with 12:44 left in the game, surpassing Roberto Mafra's previous single-game record of seven which he set against Santa Clara on March 5, 2010.

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