Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Kevin Foster scored 20 points and handed out
seven assists to lead the Santa Clara Broncos over the Portland Pilots, 75-63,
in a West Coast Conference battle at the Chiles Center.
Marc Trasolini and Raymond Cowels III each added 17 points for Santa Clara
(20-9, 8-6 WCC) which has won three of its last four outings.
Kevin Bailey and Thomas van der Mars each tallied 11 points for Portland
(11-19, 4-11) which lost for the third time in the last four games.
The Broncos rolled out to a 44-30 lead at the break by shooting an even 50
percent from the floor, including a 9-of-15 effort from beyond the arc.
In the second half Santa Clara cooled to 38.5 percent shooting but hit on
10-of-12 from the free-throw line to secure the victory.
Santa Clara outscored Portland, 12-3, in second chance points and had a
46-31 edge in rebounds.
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