No upset was in the cards Thursday at Pacific.
The Indians (16-4, 4-0) continued their run through the Four Rivers Conference schedule with a 70-45 victory against Hermann (8-14, 1-3).
Pacific got out to an early 19-10 lead after one quarter. At halftime, that lead had grown to a 43-23 Pacific advantage.
After three quarters, Pacific remained in full control with a 53-29 lead.
Cameron VanLeer led the Indians with 26 points, five rebounds, three assists, one steal and one blocked shot.
Matt Strong also got into double figures for Pacific with 14 points.
Tom Hennessy scored nine points. Trey Boyer and Mason Fleming added six points each. Don’TA Harris netted four, Joey Casey three and Nicholas Hoerschler two points.
Jordan Cowsert had four rebounds for the Indians.
Boyer, Fleming, Dylan Myers, Ryan Sauvage and Strong all recorded two rebounds.
Five Indians pulled down one rebound apiece — Casey, Harris, Hennessy, James Iliff and Jacob Sauvage.
Casey tied VanLeer for the assists lead on the night with three.
Boyer and Cowsert each dished out two assists.
Fleming, Harris, Hennessy, Myers, Jacob Sauvage and Strong all had one assist each.
Boyer picked up five steals. Strong stole four, Hennessy two and Casey one.
Hennessy also had one blocked shot.
Hermann had a pair of players tied for the team scoring lead with 12 points, Trent Anderson and Rhet Scheidegger.
Sam Holland netted eight points. Other Hermann scorers were Chet Moeckli with six points, Andrew Schannuth with four and Holden Ash with three.
Pacific plays at St. Clair Friday night and has remaining conference games at Owensville and home against Sullivan next week.