Santa Clara 82, CS Bakersfield 77
Kevin Foster scored 19 points in his first game in nearly a year
in helping Santa Clara beat Cal State Bakersfield 82-77 Friday
night in the season opener for both teams.
Marc Trasolini had a double-double with 17 points and 10
rebounds as the Broncos won their fourth straight opener. Evan
Roquemore added 14 points.
Donavan Bragg scored 21 points to lead the Roadrunners, who lost
their fifth straight dating to last year. Stephon Carter had 13
points and Alex Johnson, 12.
Trasolini hit a 3-pointer from the corner to put the Broncos
ahead at 65-64 with 6:50 remaining to play.
Santa Clara stretched its lead to 77-70 with two minutes left
when Ben Dowdell, who added 13 points, slammed one home.
Roquemore sank a pair of free throws with 2:46 left in the first
half to break a tie and help give the Broncos a 40-36 advantage at