Scores

Final

Santa Clara 62

(8-8, 1-3 WCC)

Loyola Mary 72

(7-12, 4-1 WCC)

    10:05 PM ET, January 21, 2006

    Gersten Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

    1 2 T
    SCU 24 3862
    LMU 22 5072

    Top Performers

    Santa Clara: T. Niesen 28 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    Loyola Marymount: W. Wardrop 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

    Loyola Marymnt 72, Santa Clara 62

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Wes Wardrop scored 18 points and Chris Ayer had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead Loyola Marymount to a 72-62 victory over Santa Clara Saturday.

    Wardrop made three 3-pointers to spark a 15-5 run at the beginning of the second-half that gave the Lions a 37-29 lead with 14 minutes left.

    He finished with four 3-pointers and eight assists, and made five key free throws down the stretch to help Loyola Marymount (7-12, 4-1 West Coast Conference) win for the fourth time in five games.

    Matthew Knight had his tenth double-double of the season, scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds for the Lions. Brandon Worthy added 12 points.

    Santa Clara (8-8, 1-3) trimmed Loyola Marymount's lead to 60-57 with 2:41 left following Brandon Rohe's 3-pointer. But the Lions made 11 of 14 free throws in the final 2:20 to secure the victory.

    Travis Niesen tied his season-high and led all scorers with 28 points for Santa Clara.

    Rohe added 12 points for the Broncos.

    Santa Clara has lost three straight and is 1-6 on the road.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SCU
    LMU
    Points 62 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-68 (.353) 23-60 (.383)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-22 (.227) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 21-27 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 10

    2005-06 Season

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