Scores

Final

Santa Clara 76

(8-7, 1-1 WCC)

Portland 68

(8-6, 0-2 WCC)

6:00 PM ET, December 30, 2013

Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon

1 2 T
SCU 37 3976
PORT 31 3768

Top Performers

Santa Clara: B. Clark 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

Portland: T. van der Mars 23 Pts, 7 Reb

Santa Clara hangs on to beat Portland 76-68

Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Evan Roquemore, Brandon Clark and Jared Brownridge each scored 20 for Santa Clara in a 76-68 victory at Portland Monday.

Santa Clara (8-7, 1-1 West Coast Conference) scored 12 straight points to build a 52-37 lead with 13:17 left in the game.

Portland (8-6, 0-2) later answered with a 9-0 run to close the gap to 55-52 and Thomas van der Mars' three-point play kept them within 58-55. But Santa Clara answered with a 10-3 run and made eight free throws in the final 2 minutes.

The Broncos shot 12 of 23 from 3-point range and Roquemore was 5 of 7 from long distance. His back-to-back 3s in the first half gave Santa Clara the lead for good at 28-24.

Portland out-rebounded Santa Clara 43-27.

Van der Mars led the Pilots with 23 points and Kevin Bailey added 19. Ryan Nicholas had 12 points and 13 rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCU
PORT
Points 76 68
FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 24-60 (.400)
3P Made-Attempted 12-23 (.522) 2-11 (.182)
FT Made-Attempted 18-24 (.750) 18-26 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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