Six-Game Winning Streak Comes to End at Pepperdine
Feb. 12, 2009
Santa Clara couldn't hold a 15-point, second-half lead and lost 66-60 to Pepperdine on Thursday night in Malibu, ending the Broncos' winning streak at six games. The Waves ended the game on a 16-2 run the last 4:02 in the second half.
John Bryant had 25 points on 11-for-17 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds for Santa Clara (13-14, 5-5 West Coast), but none of his teammates scored in double figures. Kevin Foster had nine points but was 2 of 15 from the field. It was Bryant's 20th double-double of the year and his 43rd of his career.
Jonathan Dupree scored 16 points off the bench for the Waves (7-18, 4-5), and Mychel Thompson and Keion Bell added 14 apiece.
Bell's two free throws with 1:56 to play capped a 19-10 run and put Pepperdine ahead 60-58.