Scores

Final

San Jose State 74

(6-5, 3-4 away)

Santa Clara 68

(7-6, 4-3 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 23, 2009

    Leavey Center, Santa Clara, California

    1 2 T
    SJSU 25 4974
    SCU 30 3868

    Top Performers

    San Jose State: A. Oliver 23 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Santa Clara: R. Smith 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    San Jose St. 74, Santa Clara 68

    Associated Press

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Adrian Oliver had 23 points and 12 rebounds in helping San Jose State beat Santa Clara 74-68 on Wednesday night.

    Mac Peterson, a senior making his second career start, matched his career high with 17 points as the Spartans (6-5) won for the third time in four games. Robert Owens added 12 points.

    Robert Smith had 16 points and Troy Payne scored 15 to lead the Broncos (7-6), who had won three of their previous four.

    It was the 100th meeting between the teams dating to the 1909-10 season. San Jose State won the first meeting 54-30, but Santa Clara leads the all-time series 71-29.

    Oliver was 6 of 6 from the foul line and scored a basket in the final 44 seconds to seal the win.

    Santa Clara led 30-25 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SJSU
    SCU
    Points 74 68
    FG Made-Attempted 21-50 (.420) 22-58 (.379)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-34 (.765) 19-28 (.679)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 7

    2009-10 Season

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