Kevin Foster had 24 points, Marc Trasolini had 20 points and Evan Roquemore added 19 points and Santa Clara defeated George Mason 80-77 to win the College Basketball Invitational Finals in three games on Friday night.
Loyola Marymount continued its surprising run through the West Coast Conference tournament as Anthony Ireland hit the go-ahead basket with 5.2 seconds remaining Friday night in a 60-58 victory over Santa Clara.
Marc Trasolini scored 26 points in his final home game, and Santa Clara rolled to a 79-56 victory Thursday night over free-falling Loyola Marymount.
The third-ranked Zags jumped out to an early lead and ran past Santa Clara 85-42 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Foster scored 27 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead Santa Clara over San Francisco 85-54 Thursday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Anthony Ireland scored 29 points and Loyola Marymount rallied from a 9-point halftime deficit for an 84-80 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday night.
James Nunnally scored 24 points and Orlando Johnson 21 as UC Santa Barbara defeated Santa Clara 89-56 on Tuesday night.
Ben Dowdell had 14 points, eight rebounds and two assists as Santa Clara handled the Iona Gaels 76-69 to win the third annual CollegeInsider.com tournament on Wednesday night.
Kevin Foster scored 35 points, Troy Payne added 15 and Santa Clara beat SMU 72-55 Friday night to reach the championship of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
Marc Trasolini scored a career-high 31 points, and Ben Dowdell had 26 points and 14 rebounds, both career highs, leading Santa Clara to a 94-88 victory over Loyola Marymount in double overtime.