Scores

Final

New Hampshire 68

(5-6, 0-6 away)

Santa Clara 71

(8-8, 5-5 home)

4:00 PM ET, January 2, 2010

Leavey Center, Santa Clara, California

1 2 T
UNH 29 3968
SCU 33 3871

Top Performers

New Hampshire: T. Conley 28 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Santa Clara: M. Trasolini 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Santa Clara 71, New Hampshire 68

Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Ray Cowels made four free throws in the final 5 seconds and Robert Smith scored a season-high 17 points as Santa Clara held on to beat New Hampshire 71-68 on Saturday.

Michael Santos added a season-high 15 points as the Broncos (8-8) snapped a three-game losing streak. Marc Trasolini had 12 points.

Tyrone Conley scored a career-high 28 points to lead the Wildcats (5-6). Dane DiLiegro added 20 points.

The Broncos took a 65-58 advantage into the final minute before the Wildcats rushed back to take the lead at 68-67 on a running jumper from Chandler Rhoads with 14 seconds remaining.

Cowels gave the Broncos the lead again with 5 seconds to play and sealed it with two foul shots with 1.6 seconds left. He was 6 for 6 from the free-throw line and finished with eight points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNH
SCU
Points 68 71
FG Made-Attempted 26-64 (.406) 22-45 (.489)
3P Made-Attempted 8-28 (.286) 4-13 (.308)
FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 23-27 (.852)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 10

2009-10 Season

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