Cable Car Classic - Santa Clara Falls 91-85 to North Dakota State - Recap
Taylor Braun scored 21 points leading North Dakota State to a 91-85 victory over Santa Clara at Leavey Center on Friday.
North Dakota State was a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
North Dakota State got 15 points from Lawrence Alexander and another 15 points from Mike Felt. Taylor Braun contributed 4 assists, while Lawrence Alexander cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Santa Clara got a 32-point performance from Brandon Clark, who was supported by 16 points from Jared Brownridge. Evan Roquemore had 7 assists in a losing cause for Santa Clara, while Jerry Brown grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed North Dakota State were victorious, as the score was 50-39 at the break.
North Dakota State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-22.