SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Welage scored 21 points and Keith Fisher III added 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, both career highs, as San Jose State beat crosstown rival Santa Clara for the second straight year, posting a 75-63 victory on Thursday night.
The Spartans snapped a six-game losing streak to the Broncos last year with a 55-40 win. This year's loss is the fourth straight and third on their home court for Santa Clara.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — KJ Feagin hit four 3-pointers and scored all 16 of his points in the first half, and Santa Clara never trailed in beating Northern Arizona 89-57 on Thursday night for the Lumberjacks' first 0-7 start to a season since 1951-52.
Henry Caruso scored 13 with five of 23 Santa Clara assists, Josip Vrankic added 15 points, and Emmanuel Ndumanya scored 10. The Broncos (2-5) made a season-high 17 3-pointers and scored 31 points off of 20 Lumberjacks turnovers.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — KJ Feagin scored 21 points to help Santa Clara cruise to a 120-70 victory over Division III La Verne in a season opener on Friday night.
Three freshmen scored in double figures for the Broncos. Shaquille Walters, from London, England, scored 20 points. Matt Turner added 13 points and Josip Vrankic chipped in 10.
Henry Caruso scored 14 points and Matt Hauser had 10 for Santa Clara, which shot 62 percent from the field and made 24 of 29 free throws.