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Jagdip Dhillon

Dhillon joined The Record as full-time reporter in 2003 and has covered Pacific, the Stockton Ports, the NBA, MLB and high school sports in his time here.

Western Illinois at Pacific (men) pregame

A style clash will tip-off at Spanos Center in a few minutes as Western Illinois visits Pacific. The Leathernecks like to slow it down and play tough, hard-nosed man-to-man defense under coach Jim Molinari. Western Illinois is 0-2 with losses to Idaho and Nebraska. The Tigers have looked great on offense (82 points per game) [...]

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UC Irvine at Pacific men (pregame)

The Tigers take the floor for the first time since their thrilling 80-78 victory at Nevada on Friday against former Big west Conference rival UC Irvine now. The familiarity should make for competitive game as the teams split the regular season meetings last season, before the Tigers handled UC Irvine in the Big West Conference [...]

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Pacific at Nevada (pregame)

We are live at Lawlor Events Center for the 2013-14 season opener between the Wolf Pack and Tigers. One of Pacific’s enduring non-conference rivals, the Wolf Pack are hoping for a duplication of its 78-54 thrashing of the Tigers here two years ago. The Tigers won 78-72 in overtime last season at Spanos Center and [...]

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WNIT: Utah at Pacific (pregame)

The Pacific women’s basketball team continues it postseason run in about 10 minutes as Utah visits Spanos Center in the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Tigers (27-7) will host Saint Mary’s in a quarterfinal matchup on Saturday with a victory, but it won’t come easy against the Utes (20-13) of the [...]

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No. 2 Miami vs. No. 15 Pacific (pregame)

We are just a few minutes from tipoff here at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas as the 15th-seeded Tigers try to pull the upset over the heavily favored No. 2 Hurricanes. If coach Bob Thomason wants to play the “No Respect” card, he wouldn’t have to look further then the pregame starting lineup sheet [...]

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Pacific men’s basketball: One more run

Bob Thomason will coach in his fifth NCAA Tournament when No. 15 Pacific plays No. 2 Miami at 11:10 a.m. on Friday and associate coach Ron Verlin has been along for the rid for all of them. Verlin is now in his 19th season as Thomason’s top assistant and athletic director Ted Leland tabbed him [...]

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Long Beach State at Pacific men (halftime)

The Tigers closed the first half on an 8-0 run to take a 31-22 lead into the locker room against Long Beach State. Junior center Tony Gill leads Pacific’s balanced effort with 9 points off the bench, while Colin Beatty and Khalil Kelley have five points apiece. The Tigers have held the 49ers to 9 [...]

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Long Beach State at Pacific men (pregame)

Spanos Center is beginning to fill up for the 2012-13 regular season finale and more importantly the final home game of coach Bob Thomason’s 25-year career. The pregame hoopla for Thomason and the six seniors is slated to begin shortly and the game will have plenty of significance as the Tigers need a victory to [...]

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UC Irvine at Pacific men (pregame)

The Pacific men’s basketball team finds itself in the thick of the Big West Conference race heading into the final regular season weekend of coach Bob Thomason’s career. The second place Tigers (17-12, 11-5 Big West Conference) are about to host third-place UC Irvine (17-13, 10-6) with a chance to set up a championship showdown [...]

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UC Riverside at Pacific women (pregame)

It’s Senior Day for the Tigers with five of them being honored for their efforts over two or four seasons. Kendall Rodriguez, Erica McKenzie, Ashley Wakefield, A.J. Smith and Brianna Johnson and family members are being honored before the game by coach Lynne Roberts. The Tigers are tied for first place with Hawaii coming into [...]

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    Bob Highfill has worked in The Record's sports department since 1990. He has covered a variety of sports, including high schools, Pacific and professional sports. In 2006, he was named sports editor. Bob is a graduate of Lincoln High and the ... Read Full

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