Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - Marc Trasolini had a game-high 26 points as
the Santa Clara Broncos eased by the Loyola Marymount Lions, 79-56, in a West
Coast Conference conflict at the Leavey Center.
Kevin Foster added 17 points and eight assists and Raymond Cowels III tacked
on 12 points for Santa Clara (21-9, 9-6 WCC) which has won four of its last
Anthony Ireland paced Loyola Marymount (8-21, 1-14) with 23 points. Alex
Osborne had a 15-point, 10-rebound double-double and Ashley Hamilton collected
10 rebounds but had just eight points on 3-of-10 shooting. The Lions have now
lost 14 straight contests.
The Broncos came out firing and led 41-24 at halftime by shooting 60.7 percent
from the floor and 5-of-8 from 3-point range in the first half. The Lions had
just eight field goals on 27.6 percent shooting.
Ireland scored 18 points in the final 20 minutes as the Broncos coasted to
victory by shooting 44 percent from the floor and 8-of-12 from the free-throw
Santa Clara outscored Loyola Marymount, 27-6, from 3-point range. The Lions
had a 37-31 edge in rebounds.
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