Late 3 lifts Santa Clara past Saint Mary's

Late 3 lifts Santa Clara past Saint Mary's
January 10, 2014, 12:45 am
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Kerry Keating's Broncos improved to 10-8 overall and 3-2 in WCC play with a close win over Saint Mary's. (USATSI)

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MORAGA, Calif. -- Jared Brownridge drilled a 3-pointer with two seconds left to play to give Santa Clara a 57-55 West Coast Conference win over Saint Mary's Thursday night.

Saint Mary's took the lead on a 3-pointer by Stephen Holt with :23 left in the back-and-forth game.

Brownridge scored the Broncos final 10 points and hit baskets to give Santa Clara the lead three different times in the final 3:34 and connected on a pair of 3-pointers in the final two minutes.

Brownridge finished with 23 points to lead Santa Clara (10-8, 3-2 WCC), connecting on 10 of 16 shots from the field and 3 of 4 from long range. Brandon Clark added 20 points for the Broncos.

Brad Waldow scored 17 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked five shots to lead Saint Mary's (13-4, 2-2). Beau Levesque and James Walker III each contributed another 12 points.

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