Trey Wertz had a season-high 31 points as Santa Clara won its 15th straight home game, holding on to beat Pacific 84-80
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —
Trey Wertz had a season-high 31 points as Santa Clara won its 15th consecutive home game, holding on to beat Pacific 84-80 on Saturday night.
Wertz shot 10 for 12 from the field and converted 9 of 10 from the line.
Josip Vrankic had 16 points for Santa Clara (16-4, 3-2 West Coast Conference). Tahj Eaddy added 13 points. Keshawn Justice had 11 points.
Pacific totaled 58 second-half points, a season high for the team.
Jahlil Tripp had 28 points and six rebounds for the Tigers (15-6, 3-2). Jeremiah Bailey added 13 points.
Justin Moore, whose 11 points per game entering the contest ranked second on the Tigers, shot only 17 percent for the game (1 of 6).
Santa Clara faces Pepperdine at home on Thursday. Pacific faces Brigham Young at home on Thursday.
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