Las Vegas, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Jared Brownridge paced four teammates in
double figures with 20 points, as the Santa Clara Broncos made easy work of
the Pacific Tigers, 81-64, in the first round of the West Coast Conference
Tournament at Orleans Arena.
Evan Roquemore poured in 17 points for ninth-seeded Santa Clara (14-18), which
will take on No. 1 seed Gonzaga in Saturday's quarterfinals. Brandon Clark
netted 15 points, while Jerry Brown added 12 points and eight assists.
Sama Taku put up 16 points and Tony Gill scored 10 for the eighth-seeded
Tigers (15-15), who closed out their campaign with losses in five of their
Although Santa Clara was outshot from the field in the first half, 43.5
percent to 38.7 percent, it still took a 34-29 lead into intermission by
draining five 3-pointers and grabbing eight offensive rebounds in the opening
The Broncos never relinquished their advantage in the second half, pulling
away by as many as 21 down the stretch.
Santa Clara finished a stellar 10-of-24 from 3-point range, while Pacific was
only 4-of-18 from long distance.
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