SAN DIEGO — The University of San Diego defeated Ohio Northern, 54-28, Friday night in a nonconference basketball game in the USD Sports Center.
USD (9-3) limited Ohio Northern to nine field goals, pulling away to a 26-12 halftime lead en route to its fourth straight victory. Ohio Northern, the only Division III team on USD's schedule, is 7-6.
Mark Manor scored 11 points and Nils Madden added 10, all in the first half, to lead the Toreros. USD opens its West Coast Athletic Conference season Thursday night at the University of Portland.
In its last four victories, all at home, USD has limited its opposition to an average of 45 points a game. In a victory over Rice two weeks ago, the Toreros allowed only 13 first-half points. USD allowed Colorado only 14 points in the first half in a victory Wednesday night.