Santa Clara Defeats Pepperdine 83-76 - Recap
Pepperdine was scorched by Kevin Foster for 29 points as Santa Clara defeated them 83-76 in NCAA action on Saturday.
Santa Clara won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread.
Santa Clara got 18 points from Marc Trasolini and another 15 points from Raymond Cowels III. Evan Roquemore contributed 10 assists, while Raymond Cowels III cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Pepperdine got 23 points from Lorne Jackson in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jordan Baker. Lorne Jackson contributed 5 assists for them, while Moriba De Freitas had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Santa Clara were victorious, as the score was 46-36 at the break.
Santa Clara won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-27.