LOS ANGELES (AP) - Vernon Teel had 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to lift Loyola Marymount to a 65-57 win over San Diego on Thursday.
Loyola Marymount (2-23, 1-8 West Coast Conference) had lost eight straight and 30 of its last 31 games before Teel secured the win with a 3-pointer, four free throws and a steal down the stretch.
The Toreros (13-12, 5-5) trailed 30-29 at halftime and held a brief 38-37 lead after Devin Ginty hit a 3 with 15:01 left.
Loyola Marymount held San Diego to 36% shooting and led by as many as 10 late in the second half.
Rob Jones led the Toreros with 14 points and 11 rebounds.
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