Jenny Poe scored 10 of her 15 points in the first half as No. 3-ranked Seattle Pacific stormed in front early and went on to beat Minnesota...

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Jenny Poe scored 10 of her 15 points in the first half as No. 3-ranked Seattle Pacific stormed in front early and went on to beat Minnesota State Moorhead 78-49 in the final game of the Sodexho Tip-Off Classic on Saturday night at Brougham Pavilion.


Mandy Wood added 12 points for the Falcons (3-0), who shot 46 percent from the field while holding the Dragons (1-2) to 27 percent.


It was the 34th consecutive home win for Seattle Pacific, which is idle until hosting Lewis-Clark State on Dec. 3.


Wood and Poe made the all-tournament team.


Central Washington (2-0) overcame a sluggish start to edge Biola (0-2) 59-56 on Hanna Hull’s three-pointer with 14 seconds left earlier in the day. Hull finished with a game-high 20 points.


Other games


Puget Sound 90, Occidental 64


The University of Puget Sound finished the Tip-Off Classic in Tacoma with a resounding win to start the season 2-0. The Loggers shot 60 percent from three-point range, draining 15 from beyond the arc. Senior Kilty Keaton scored 17 points, including 5 of 7 from three-point range, and won the tournament MVP.


At Whitworth 72, Northwest 61


With five new starters in the lineup, Whitworth defeated Northwest to open the season. Sophomore forward Alida Bower led four Whitworth players in double figures with 18 points. Kim Sandberg led the Eagles with 15 points.


Pacific Lutheran 60, Concordia-Moorhead 46


Kelly Turner scored 15 points, and Patricia Buckingham and Nikki Johnson added 11 apiece as Pacific Lutheran won the University of Redlands Tip-Off championship in Redlands, Calif. The Lutes (2-0) held Concordia-Moorhead to 30.5 percent shooting.


Whitman 73, Ohio Wesleyan 51


Junior guard Kate Patneaude scored a career-high 27 points to lead Whitman into the championship game at the Midway Classic in Chicago. Whitman will play the University of Chicago in today’s championship game.


At Evergeen State 51, Pacific 50


Dalia Gomez hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to lead the Geoducks to victory. With six seconds left, Pacific’s Trisha Terhar was fouled but missed both free-throw attempts. Jenny Olson rebounded the second miss and passed to Gomez, who pushed the ball up the floor and created room for her game-winning shot.


SEATTLE PACIFIC 78, MINNESOTA ST. MOORHEAD 49


MINNESOTA ST. MOORHEAD (1-1) — Swenson 3-9 8-11 14; Trautwein 3-8 6-7 12; Houselog 5-5 1-3 11; Rettke 3-7 0-2 6; Falzon 2-5 0-0 4; Fremstad 1-4 0-1 2; Soule 0-3 0-2 0; Sexton 0-6 0-2 0; Froelich 0-0 0-0 0; Anderson 0-10 0-0 0; Schanilec 0-0 0-2 0; Masopust 0-0 0-0 0; Walden 0-5 0-0 0; Notsch 0-1 0-2 0. Totals 17-63 15-32 49.


SEATTLE PACIFIC (3-0) — Poe 5-12 3-3 15; Wood 4-9 2-2 12; Grant 5-7 1-1 11; Hill 5-8 1-2 11; Kroon 1-3 6-7 8; Fielding 2-2 2-2 7; Strand 2-5 0-0 5; Hollands 1-3 0-0 3; Menkens 1-7 1-1 3; Schaar 1-2 0-0 2; Christensen 0-1 1-2 1; Christensen 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-59 17-20 78.