SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jared Brownridge and Nate Kratch each scored 20 points and Santa Clara roared back from a five-point halftime deficit to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 69-57 Tuesday night.
Brownridge, who was 5 of 9 from the field, including 5 of 8 from deep, hit all five of his 3-pointers in the second half as Santa Clara outscored the Golden Lions by 17 points over the final 20 minutes. Three Broncos, including Brownridge, hit 3-pointers during an 11-0 run that pushed Santa Clara into the lead, 51-45 with 9:15 left.
Kratch was 6 of 9 from the floor and 8 of 9 from the line for Santa Clara (4-7) and KJ Feagin added 17 points.
JoVaughn Love scored 20 points, hitting 3 of 8 from beyond the arc, to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
The Golden Lions hit 11 of 29 from long range but were just 6-for-20 from the field otherwise.
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