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COLLEGE HOOPS: Pilot women stun No. 24 San Diego

The Portland Pilots scored 48 more points than they had in their previous outing and evened their West Coast Conference record at 2-2 on Wednesday, upsetting San Diego 72-51 at Chiles Center.

Five Pilots scored in double figures as UP dominated the 24th-ranked and previous unbeaten Toreros.

It was Portland's first victory over a ranked foe since 2003.

The Pilots (9-6 overall) were coming off a 56-24 home loss to Gonzaga. They led by seven at the half on Wednesday and ended San Diego's 15-game win streak in the series.

The Toreros fell to 4-1 in the WCC and 15-1 overall.

BROWNCassandra Brown had 18 points for UP, while Jasmine Wooton had 13 points and six assists, and Alexis Byrd, Kari Luttinen and Cassandra Thompson each had 10 points.

Amy Pupa gave the Pilots 11 rebounds and five assists.

Portland became the first team to outrebound San Diego this season (45-33), as the Toreros shot a season-low 29.4 percent.

The Pilots' next game is 2 p.m. Saturday at Chiles Center against second-place BYU (13-2 overall, 3-1 WCC).

The Cougars also are coming off a big victory. They beat Saint Mary's 69-67 in overtime at Provo, Utah, as the Gaels fell to 12-3, 2-2. BYU held Saint Mary's to 26.2-percent field-goal shooting.