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THE COLLEGES : Chapman Defeats Azusa Pacific, 77-67

January 03, 1988

Senior forward Kelly Huston and sophomore guard Dave Roth scored 14 points each to lead five Chapman players in double figures as the Panthers defeated Azusa Pacific, 77-67, Saturday night in a nonconference men's basketball game at Azusa Pacific.

Chapman went on a 15-4 scoring spree to build a 22-14 lead, but Azusa Pacific tied the score, 25-25, on a three-point basket by Mark Moses with 6:12 left in the half. The score was tied at halftime, 34-34.

The score was tied eight more times in the second half before Chapman went on a 12-2 run to take a 64-54 lead.

Russ Ortega and Andy Stensgard scored 13 points each, and Bryan Richetto added 11 points and 9 assists for Chapman (7-4). Stensgard had a career-high 11 rebounds.

Bill DesRochers scored a game-high 26 points, including 18 in the first half, and had 9 rebounds for Azusa Pacific (2-11), which lost its seventh consecutive game. Moses, a transfer from United States International University via Rancho Santiago College, added 17 points.

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