Doniel Dean leads the way as the Pacers beat 2nd place Pembroke

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Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019

PEMBROKE, N.C. – Doniel Dean hit the game-winning shot with 11 seconds to play as the No. 6 University of South Carolina Aiken men's basketball team knocked off No. 21 UNC Pembroke 90-88 Wednesday evening.

The Pacers are now 16-1 overall and 10-1 in league play. The Braves are 13-3 overall and 8-2 against conference competition.

Head coach Mark Vanderslice's team was led by Dean's game-high 29 points. He hit nine-of-16 from the floor and eight-of-nine from the charity stripe. Xzavier Barmore tallied 22 points and a dished out a game-best seven assists. Robert Hill totaled 12 points and three blocks while Faison Brock accounted for 11 points and seven rebounds. Ty'lik Evans garnered eight points and four steals.

Shaquan Jules and Myles Washington each contributed four points in the win.