Portland, Oregon----Santa Clara won their seventh conference game of the year on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Portland Pilots 75-63. The eight conferences wins is significant, as last year the Broncos went 0-16 in WCC conference play. The win also moved the Broncos season record to 20-9.
Saturday's game was highlighted by the great 3-point shooting of Santa Clara in the first half, as they hit their first five 3s and never looked back.
Kevin Foster led Santa Clara in scoring with 20 points. The Pilots were led Kevin Bailey and Thomas van der Mars, each with 11.
Portland closed out its home campaign for 2012-13 with eight home wins. Overall the Pilots are 4-11 in WCC play and 11-19 on the season. The Pilots end o the WCC regular season next Saturday, against Gonzaga in Spokane.