Loyola Marymount Defeats Santa Clara 75-71 - Recap
Loyola Marymount got 27 points from Evan Payne en route to a 75-71 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday at Gersten Pavilion.
Loyola Marymount was a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Loyola Marymount got 20 points from Anthony Ireland and another 10 points from Gabe Levin. Anthony Ireland contributed 4 assists, while Alex Osborne cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Santa Clara got 19 points from Evan Roquemore in a losing cause and another 17 points from Brandon Clark. Evan Roquemore contributed 5 assists for them, while Yannick Atanga had 7 rebounds.
Loyola Marymount hit the break trailing 34-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
Loyola Marymount won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-30.