Saint Mary’s beats Santa Clara 81-59
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Evan Fitzner had 21 points with 4-of-5 3-point shooting on Wednesday night and Saint Mary's beat Santa Clara 81-59 for its fourth straight win and first road victory of the season.
Dane Pineau had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Gaels (10-1, 2-0 West Coast Conference). Calvin Hermanson added 11 points and Jock Landale scored 10.
The Gaels, who have traveled less than 100 miles this season, lost their other away game 63-59 to California on Dec. 12.
Saint Mary's made 11 of its first 12 shots in the second half to extend a four-point halftime lead to 62-47 with 10 minutes left. The Gaels cruised from there, shooting 68 percent in the half and 63 percent for the game.
Jared Brownridge scored 15 points for the Broncos (4-10, 0-2), who dropped their third straight. KJ Feagin added 13 points and Matt Hauser 10.
- Calvin Hermanson
- Dane Pineau
- Evan Fitzner
- Jared Brownridge
- Jock Landale
- KJ Feagin
- Matt Hauser
- Saint Mary's Gaels
- Santa Clara Broncos