Loyola Marymount vs Santa Clara Recap - Santa Clara Wins 79-56
The battle between Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Loyola Marymount was handed a 79-56 defeat on Thursday at Leavey Center.
Santa Clara won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13.5-point spread as favorites.
Santa Clara got 26 points from Marc Trasolini and another 17 points from Kevin Foster. Kevin Foster contributed 8 assists, while Marc Trasolini cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Loyola Marymount got a 23-point performance from Anthony Ireland, who was supported by 15 points from Alex Osborne. Anthony Ireland had 3 assists in a losing cause for Loyola Marymount, while Ashley Hamilton grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Santa Clara were victorious, as the score was 41-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Loyola Marymount as they grabbed 37 boards, while Santa Clara only had 31.