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Mason Landdeck finished with 26 points and seven rebounds and Melo Sanchez added 23 points, but the Hawaii Pacific men’s basketball team’s rally fell short in an 88-82 loss to Fresno Pacific on Tuesday in Fresno, Calif.
Marquis Moore added 18 points for the Sharks (8-15, 3-10 PacWest).
HPU, which trailed by 18 with 10:10 remaining, tied it at 76-76 on Landdeck’s layup with 3:11 left. The Sunbirds (6-14, 3-10) responded with a 7-0 run to retake control.
Nate Kendricks scored 22 points for Fresno Pacific.
>> Abby Spurgin finished with 25 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks, but the Hawaii Pacific women lost to Fresno Pacific 79-51.
The Sharks (11-9, 9-4 PacWest) were 16-for-54 from the field.
Jenna Kurz and Joleen Corona each scored 12 points for the Sunbirds (8-12, 3-10).