Oklahoma vs Santa Clara

Oklahoma 85, Santa Clara 73

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Steven Pledger scored 26 points and Oklahoma fended off a late rally to beat Santa Clara 85-73 in Friday night's semifinals of the 76 Classic.

The Sooners (4-0) grabbed control with a 20-0 run during both halves. They advanced to the championship game and will face Saint Louis on Sunday.

Andrew Fitzgerald had 12 points and 13 rebounds for Oklahoma, and Sam Grooms added 12 points.

Evan Roquemore made seven 3-pointers and finished with 27 points and Kevin Foster had 19 for the Broncos (3-2), which made 11 3s in the second half to close the gap.

Pledger's layup started a string of 18 unanswered points to close the first half. Calvin Newell later stole the ball and made a reverse layup to beat the buzzer for a 42-19 halftime lead.

Foster broke Steve Nash's school record for career 3-pointers with his 264th late in the second half.

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Scoreboard
Oklahoma (4-0) «424385
Santa Clara (3-2)195473

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Oklahoma Sooners
R. Osby, F323-83-410129
A. Fitzgerald, F304-74-4130312
S. Pledger, G3110-152-470126
S. Grooms, G272-68-1256112
C. Clark, G263-105-621311
C. Newell Jr.154-80-02018
C. Blair130-12-20222
C. Arent81-20-02022
T. Neal81-20-02023
C. Washington80-10-04000
B. Honore'20-00-00010
Totals 28-6024-3249101885
 46.7%75% 
Santa Clara Broncos
J. McArthur, F341-51-25123
N. Harrison, F313-100-08046
R. Cowels III, F244-100-040511
E. Roquemore, G387-146-6410227
K. Foster, G297-192-333519
Y. Atanga141-30-02022
B. Clark131-42-21135
D. Johnson90-20-00000
J. Clarke70-10-00210
R. Garrett10-00-01000
Totals 24-6811-1333172473
 35.3%84.6% 
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas16-231-53
Baylor12-627-811
W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
TCU6-1224-1567
Texas Tech6-1218-14123
Oklahoma5-1311-20171
Texas4-1411-22157

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Gonzaga17-137-28
St. Marys16-229-517
BYU12-622-1265
San Fran.10-820-1394
Santa Clara10-817-16125
LMU8-1015-15153
San Diego6-1213-18204
Pepperdine5-139-22246
Pacific4-1411-22223
Portland2-1611-22237
 
Other games
UCF 68 Final
UConn 63
HARV 46 Final
Florida St 41
Stanford 63 Final
Syracuse 69
VALPO 47 Final
Ohio St 80
Ohio 54 Final
Louisville 59
PITT 78 Final
Penn 58
Jville 62 Final
Florida 107
Georgia 56 Final
XAV 70
UTMA 50 Final
Miss St 76
Wisc 66 Final
BRAD 43
Monmth 73 Final
VANDY 95
SC 62 Final
NC 87