Young, Willard lift Pacific over Santa Clara 69-59

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STOCKTON, Calif. (AP)—Demetrece Young scored a game-high 20 points to lead Pacific to a 69-59 victory over Santa Clara on Tuesday night.

Young’s four-point play midway through the second half was part of a 21-6 run that gave the Tigers their biggest lead at 63-41 on Sam Willard’s dunk with 6:15 remaining.

Willard had 10 points and a game-high 13 rebounds to record his seventh double-double in 10 games. Willard was seventh in the nation in double-doubles entering Tuesday’s game.

Allen Huddleston scored 16 points for Pacific (6-4), which got seven 3-pointers from its starting backcourt of Young and Huddleston. The Tigers made half of their 20 3-point shots.

Kevin Foster scored 17 points to lead Santa Clara (5-5). Evan Roquemore had 12 points for the Broncos.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Santa Clara
Evan Roquemore Evan Roquemore
5-10,  12 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Pacific
Demetrece Young Demetrece Young
6-8,  20 Pts
0 Rebs, 2 Assists

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