Santa Clara shoots past Pacific 57-40 for WCC win

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) Matt Hubbard and Jared Brownridge combined to score 29 points as Santa Clara earned its first West Coast Conference win of the season with a 57-40 win over Pacific Monday night.

The Broncos (6-7, 1-1) bounded back from a 73-60 loss at Saint Mary's Saturday. Santa Clara now leads its all-time series with Pacific 92-42.

Hubbard was 5 of 6 from the field, knocking down all three of his 3-pointers, to lead the Broncos with 15 points. Brownridge was 5 of 10 from the field and 4 of 6 from distance to tally 14 points and grab eight rebounds.

Nate Kratch helped Santa Clara to a dominant effort on the boards, pulling down 11 caroms as the Broncos outrebounded Pacific 34-24.

Pacific (8-6, 0-2) got 11 points from Alec Kobre, the lone Tiger to reach double figure scoring as the team hit just 13 of 45 shots from the field.

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