Santa Clara 71, Pepperdine 68

February 27, 2011

Marc Trasolini scored 21 points and Evan Roquemore made four free throws in the final 40 seconds to help Santa Clara hold off Pepperdine 71-68 on Saturday night.

Kevin Foster added 16 points and five assists despite an off night shooting as the Broncos completed their first sweep of the Waves since 1984.

Santa Clara (18-13, 8-6 West Coast Conference) locked up the No. 4 seed and a first-round bye in the league tournament beginning next week in Las Vegas.

Lorne Jackson had 23 points for Pepperdine (11-20, 5-9), which lost its fourth straight.


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