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Foster leads Santa Clara past Portland 75-63

AP - Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Kevin Foster moved to No. 2 on the all-time West Coast Conference scoring list and Santa Clara won its 20th game of the season, defeating Portland 75-63 on Saturday.

Foster scored 20 points to give him 2,211 in his career, surpassing Loyola Marymount's Terrell Lowery (2,201, 1988-92). Foster also tied the school record for career starts (116) and career field goals (712), while Raymond Cowels III and Marc Trasolini tied the school record for career games played (128).

Cowels and Trasolini scored 17 points apiece for Santa Clara (20-9, 8-6 West Coast), and Yannick Atanga had a career-high 16 rebounds.

Kevin Bailey and Thomas van der Mars both scored 11 for the Pilots (11-19, 4-11).

Santa Clara led by as many as 20 points in the first half before taking a 44-30 lead into the break. Portland got within 57-52 with 6:25 remaining before Trasolini answered with two straight baskets for the Broncs.

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