Oklahoma vs Santa Clara

Oklahoma 85, Santa Clara 73


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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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
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
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Virginia0-09-113
Texas Tech0-07-128
Kansas St.0-08-2147
Iowa St.0-07-239
Oklahoma St.0-07-2168

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Marys0-08-280
San Diego0-07-295
San Fran.0-05-3208
Santa Clara0-03-6345
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UConn 63
HARV 46 Final
Florida St 41
Stanford 63 Final
Syracuse 69
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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
Monmth 73 Final
SC 62 Final
NC 87