APU Rallies by Dominican, 71-64
The Azusa Pacific Cougars improved to 8-5 (4-3 in league) with a 71-64 victory over visiting Dominican College Penguins on Tuesday night at the Felix Event Center.
Dominican fell to 11-6 (5-4 in league).
The Cougars trailed 36-35 at halftime, but opened the second half with a 16-6 run and never let it go. They were led in scoring by talented guard Troy Leaf with 17.
Kevin Stafford added 11 points and Tyler Monroe 10 to round out the scoring for the victors. LyDell Cardwell scored just nine points for APU but that was by going 3 for 4 from three point land. The Cougars hit nine overall from beyond the arc.
The Cougars shot 43 percent from the field overall and 42 percent the three point line.