the republic logo

Anderson scores winning bucket to lead San Diego in 57-56 comeback over San Francisco


SAN FRANCISCO — Christopher Anderson scored nine points and the game-winning layup on Thursday night to help lead San Diego to a 57-56 comeback win against San Francisco in a West Coast Conference matchup.

The Toreros (8-7, 1-2) trailed 33-28 at halftime, but rallied to lead 44-43 in the second half on a layup by Vasa Pusica. Chris Scarbaugh made a layup amid a 7-0 run and the Toreros led 55-51, then Anderson hit his layup with 25 seconds left.

Mark Tollefson pulled the Dons within 57-56 with a free throw with 13 seconds left. USF had a final possession before Anderson stole the ball.

Duda Sanadze and Pusica each scored eight points off the bench. San Diego's bench outscored USF's 30-15. The Toreros made 5 of 18 3-pointers to 4 of 12 for USF, but were outrebounded 38-30.

Tollefson led the Dons (7-8, 1-2) with 14 points and Matt Glover had 11.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.