Santa Clara beats Loyola Marymount
LOS ANGELES (AP)—Kevin Foster scored 26 points and John Byrant added 25 points to lead Santa Clara to a 69-64 victory over Loyola Marymount University Saturday.
Foster made 8 of 16 shots and hit four critical free throws in the final 35 seconds of the game to seal the win for the Broncos (14-14, 6-5 West Coast Conference). Byrant, who made 7 of 11 shots and 11 of 13 free throws, also hauled down 16 rebounds and recorded his 21st double-double of the season - second most in the nation. Bryant leads the nation in total rebounds with 386.
Jarred Dubois made six 3-pointers in the second half and had a game-high 28 points for the Lions (2-24, 1-9). Vernon Teel scored 18 points, had eight assists, seven rebounds and four steals for LMU.