Sports / Other Sports / 

San Jose State rides big 1st half at Santa Clara, 75-63



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Welage scored 21 points and Keith Fisher III added 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, both career highs, as San Jose State beat crosstown rival Santa Clara for the second straight year, posting a 75-63 victory on Thursday night.

The Spartans snapped a six-game losing streak to the Broncos last year with a 55-40 win. This year's loss is the fourth straight and third on their home court for Santa Clara.

San Jose State (3-8) built a 39-13 lead before Shaquille Walters hit a layup and a 3-pointer to cut the margin to 39-18 at the half. The Broncos rallied in the second half and cut the Spartans' lead to five, 58-53 on Henry Caruso's layup with 5:31 to play, but San Jose State answered by pushing the lead back into double digits and Santa Clara (3-9) got no closer.

KJ Feagin hit six 3-pointers and led Santa Clara with 24 points.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast