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Wertz scores career-high 33, Santa Clara beats Jackson State

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Trey Wertz scored a career-high 33 points on 9-of-15 shooting Thursday night to help Santa Clara beat Jackson State 81-70.

Wertz made 4 of 6 from 3-point range and 11 of 13 at the foul line. Josip Vrankic added 19 points and Josh Martin had 14 rebounds to go with six points.

The Broncos (2-5) never trailed in the game and had their largest lead at 69-57. It was Santa Clara's second win in a row after opening the season with five straight losses.

Jontrell Walker scored 17 points, Chris Howell added 16, Justin Johnson and Venji Wallis had 10 each for the Tigers (1-7).

Jackson State closed the deficit to 39-36 with a 7-0 run spanning both halves. Keshawn Justice's 3-point play gave Santa Clara a 62-54 lead and the Broncos led by at least seven the rest of the way.

The Tigers lost their third in a row.

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Key Players
C. Howell
T. Eaddy
34.5 Min. Per Game 34.5
15.7 Pts. Per Game 15.7
3.3 Ast. Per Game 3.3
3.2 Reb. Per Game 3.2
31.0 Field Goal % 38.4
0.0 Three Point % 34.8
75.0 Free Throw % 68.0
  Defensive rebound by Josh Martin 17.0
  Lemmie Howard missed 3-pt. jump shot 19.0
  Defensive rebound by Lemmie Howard 28.0
  Josip Vrankic missed 2nd of 2 free throws 28.0
+ 1 Josip Vrankic made 1st of 2 free throws 28.0
  Shooting foul on Hunter Shelton 28.0
+ 2 Chris Howell made layup 54.0
  Defensive rebound by Lemmie Howard 1:02
  Trey Wertz missed 2nd of 2 free throws 1:02
+ 1 Trey Wertz made 1st of 2 free throws 1:02
  Personal foul on Jeremiah Bozeman 1:02
Team Stats
Points 70 81
Field Goals 28-55 (50.9%) 24-49 (49.0%)
3-Pointers 5-18 (27.8%) 8-19 (42.1%)
Free Throws 9-11 (81.8%) 25-32 (78.1%)
Total Rebounds 23 35
Offensive 2 7
Defensive 16 25
Team 5 3
Assists 16 17
Steals 6 2
Blocks 2 2
Turnovers 10 13
Fouls 25 10
Technicals 0 0
33 PTS, 3 REB, 5 AST
12T
away team logo Jackson State 1-7 323870
home team logo Santa Clara 2-5 394281
Team Stats
away team logo Jackson State 1-7 61.7 PPG 38.3 RPG 11.2 APG
home team logo Santa Clara 2-5 68.2 PPG 35.2 RPG 13.4 APG
Key Players
1
J. Walker G 8.8 PPG 1.5 RPG 1.0 APG 32.0 FG%
1
T. Wertz G 12.2 PPG 2.9 RPG 4.7 APG 44.5 FG%
Top Scorers
J. Walker G 17 PTS 0 REB 0 AST
T. Wertz G 33 PTS 3 REB 5 AST
50.9 FG% 49.0
27.8 3PT FG% 42.1
81.8 FT% 78.1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Howell 16 4 5 7/14 0/0 2/2 3 33 1 0 4 0 4
J. Johnson 10 2 4 5/8 0/0 0/0 0 23 0 1 2 1 1
J. McKinnis 4 2 0 2/2 0/0 0/0 3 15 3 0 0 0 2
D. Ross 3 1 4 1/4 1/4 0/0 3 32 1 0 2 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Howell 16 4 5 7/14 0/0 2/2 3 33 1 0 4 0 4
J. Johnson 10 2 4 5/8 0/0 0/0 0 23 0 1 2 1 1
J. McKinnis 4 2 0 2/2 0/0 0/0 3 15 3 0 0 0 2
D. Ross 3 1 4 1/4 1/4 0/0 3 32 1 0 2 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Walker 17 0 0 6/9 3/6 2/2 5 24 1 0 0 0 0
V. Wallis 10 1 2 3/8 0/2 4/5 5 28 0 1 1 1 0
L. Howard 7 5 1 3/6 0/2 1/2 2 24 0 0 1 0 5
H. Shelton 3 0 0 1/3 1/3 0/0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0
K. Spencer 0 2 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 2 8 0 0 0 0 2
J. Bozeman 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
W. Brown 0 1 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1
J. Love - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Berry - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Clopton - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Berryhill - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Daughtry - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Glenn - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Jordan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Wilson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Wilson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. McIntosh - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Everett - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Hankerson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Wesley - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Dillard - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 70 18 16 28/55 5/18 9/11 25 200 6 2 10 2 16
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Wertz 33 3 5 9/15 4/6 11/13 3 37 0 0 5 2 1
J. Vrankic 19 8 3 4/8 1/1 10/12 0 33 1 1 2 3 5
Z. Richards 9 4 3 4/6 0/0 1/2 2 22 0 1 2 1 3
J. Martin 6 14 2 2/5 2/4 0/0 4 34 1 0 2 1 13
T. Eaddy 5 1 2 1/6 1/4 2/2 0 30 0 0 2 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Wertz 33 3 5 9/15 4/6 11/13 3 37 0 0 5 2 1
J. Vrankic 19 8 3 4/8 1/1 10/12 0 33 1 1 2 3 5
Z. Richards 9 4 3 4/6 0/0 1/2 2 22 0 1 2 1 3
J. Martin 6 14 2 2/5 2/4 0/0 4 34 1 0 2 1 13
T. Eaddy 5 1 2 1/6 1/4 2/2 0 30 0 0 2 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Justice 5 0 2 2/7 0/4 1/3 0 22 0 0 0 0 0
G. Caruso 4 2 0 2/2 0/0 0/0 1 18 0 0 0 0 2
H. Jadersten 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
F. Ndoye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Feagin - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Mitchell - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Sawyer - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Ducasse - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Dorward - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 81 32 17 24/49 8/19 25/32 10 200 2 2 13 7 25