Derksen, Watson power San Francisco past NAIA Menlo 100-68

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Tim Derksen and Devin Watson combined for 46 points as the University of San Francisco took a break from West Coast Conference play to post a 100-68 defeat of Menlo, an NAIA school, on Tuesday night.

Derksen scored 26 points on 11-for-15 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds while the sophomore Watson notched his 11th game this season of 20 points or better. He also dished five assists.

San Francisco (12-10) used a 12-5 run to power out to a 23-9 lead and cruise from there to a 52-34 halftime advantage before leading by more than 30.

The Dons sent 14 players into the game with 12 scoring. Chase Foster and Marquill Smith scored 10 points each, and Ronnie Boyce added nine.

Ryan Wilson led the Oaks with 19 points, including four 3-pointers.

USF shot 51-percent (38-74) and outrebounded Menlo 51-28.

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