Men's Hoops Drops Decision To San Francisco, 77-59

Men's Hoops Drops Decision To San Francisco, 77-59

Feb 2, 2002

Box Score

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Darrell Tucker tallied his 13th double-double of the season by scoring 26 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead San Francisco in a 77-59 victory over Santa Clara Saturday night.

The Dons' John Cox turned in another stellar performance, adding 20 points and a season-tying seven assists.

Forward Steve Ross scored 13, while Kyle Bailey and Justin Holbrook each added 11 for Santa Clara.

The win gave San Francisco its third straight victory.

The Broncos went on a 10-3 run to open the second half, cutting San Francisco's lead to seven. The Dons answered with 10 straight points, widening their lead to 53-36.

San Francisco's improved defense forced 12 turnovers, resulting in 17 points. The Broncos made only eight of 22 3-point attempts and shot 38.7 percent from the floor.

Tucker scored in double digits for the third consecutive game. Eleven of his 17 first-half points in the first five minutes of the game gave the Dons a 15-8 lead. Cox added 10 first-half points.

San Francisco limited Santa Clara to a 22.2 shooting percentage from the 3-point arc in the first half. The Dons also had five blocks, with four coming from center Hondre Brewer.

Tucker's free throw with two seconds left capped first-half scoring, putting the Dons up 40-26.

WCC Sweepstakes Winner Chosen
February 28, 2002 WCC Sweepstakes Winner Chosen
WCC Tournament Memories
February 28, 2002 WCC Tournament Memories
2002 WCC Basketball Tournament
February 25, 2002 2002 WCC Basketball Tournament
Men's Hoops Downs LMU, 67-59
February 22, 2002 Men's Hoops Downs LMU, 67-59
Ruff Riders In Action
February 13, 2002 Ruff Riders In Action
Men's Basketball Alumni Game
February 11, 2002 Men's Basketball Alumni Game
Nash Has Made His Point
February 10, 2002 Nash Has Made His Point
Big Game, But Not a Must
February 4, 2002 Big Game, But Not a Must
Fantastic Freshman
February 1, 2002 Fantastic Freshman
March Madness Is Approaching
January 31, 2002 March Madness Is Approaching
Men's Basketball
January 28, 2002 Men's Basketball
Run-N-Gun Bronco Basketball
January 23, 2002 Run-N-Gun Bronco Basketball
Gonzaga 83, Santa Clara 81
January 11, 2002 Gonzaga 83, Santa Clara 81
Burn Baby Burn
January 8, 2002 Burn Baby Burn
UMBC 50, Detroit 47
December 29, 2001 UMBC 50, Detroit 47
UCSB 86, Detroit 59
December 29, 2001 UCSB 86, Detroit 59
Santa Clara 61, UCSB 59
December 29, 2001 Santa Clara 61, UCSB 59
Have Faith Bronco Fans!
December 29, 2001 Have Faith Bronco Fans!
Santa Clara 59, UMBC 58
December 28, 2001 Santa Clara 59, UMBC 58
Buckeyes Too Much For Broncos
December 12, 2001 Buckeyes Too Much For Broncos
Men's Hoops Travels to Ohio
December 11, 2001 Men's Hoops Travels to Ohio
Where Are They Now?
November 12, 2001 Where Are They Now?
A View From Behind The Mic
October 1, 2001 A View From Behind The Mic
The Man Behind the Mike
October 1, 2001 The Man Behind the Mike