BYU 95, Santa Clara 78

Brandon Davies scored 23 points and Noah Hartsock and Matt

Carlino added 21 points apiece to help Brigham Young run away with

a 95-78 victory over Santa Clara on Saturday.

Charles Abouo added 13 points for the Cougars (15-4, 4-1 West

Coast Conference), who won their fourth straight conference game.

Santa Clara (8-9, 0-4) remained winless in conference play despite

getting 22 points from Kevin Foster and 18 points from Niyi


BYU dominated around the basket from start to finish. The

Cougars outrebounded the Broncos 40-26 and scored 50 points in the

paint compared to 30 for Santa Clara.

BYU used a 17-5 run early in the second half to create a

cushion. Charles Abouo scored a layup to ignite the run and Davies

put in a one-handed jam to bookend it and give the Cougars a

commanding 64-50 lead with 14:46 remaining.