Scores

Final

Santa Clara 81

(24-11, 9-7 WCC)

Wright State 69

(23-13, 10-6 Horizon)

9:00 PM ET, March 27, 2013

Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio

1 2 T
SCU 34 4781
WRST 36 3369

Top Performers

Santa Clara: K. Foster 33 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

Wright State: A. Pacher 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

Santa Clara 81, Wright St. 69

Associated Press

FAIRBORN, Ohio -- Kevin Foster scored 33 points to lead Santa Clara to an 81-69 victory over Wright State on Wednesday night in the College Basketball Invitational semifinals.

Foster scored 21 points in the second half to help Santa Clara (24-11) advance to the best-of-three championship series against George Mason, a 62-52 winner over Western Michigan earlier in the evening.

The Broncos opened the half with a 19-4 run to take a 53-42 lead with 13 minutes left. Wright State closed to 60-53, but the Broncos responded with a 13-5 run.

The Broncos shot 53.1 percent in the second half and 48.4 percent for the game. Evan Roquemore added 16 points for the Broncos and scored the first seven points of the second half.

Wright State (23-13) shot 54.2 percent, but the Raiders were undone by 11 second-half turnovers. AJ Pacher led the Raiders with 17 points and Jerran Young added 13.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCU
WRST
Points 81 69
FG Made-Attempted 31-64 (.484) 26-48 (.542)
3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 4-15 (.267)
FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 16 8

Series

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