Wright scores 23 to lead San Diego past Santa Clara 62-45
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Isaiah Wright had 23 points as San Diego topped Santa Clara 62-45 in the West Coast Conference Tourney second round on Friday night.
Wright hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. He added eight assists and six rebounds.
Isaiah Pineiro had 15 points and nine rebounds for San Diego (20-13). Olin Carter III added six rebounds.
The Broncos’ 27.8 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a San Diego opponent this season.
Neither team was able to get much going offensively in the first half. After leading 25-16 heading to halftime, San Diego kept it up in the second half to earn the victory. The Broncos’ 16 first-half points were a season low for the team.
Trey Wertz had 12 points for the Broncos (16-15). Keshawn Justice added eight rebounds. Josip Vrankic had seven rebounds and three blocks.