SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jared Brownridge scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and Santa Clara beat Washington State 76-67 on Saturday night, ending a four-game losing streak to the Cougars.
Santa Clara beat its first Pac-12 opponent at home since an 86-76 win over Stanford on Nov. 25, 2004.
Brownridge, last year's WCC Newcomer of the Year, reached 706 career points early in his sophomore season.
The Broncos opened a 13-point lead with 12:02 remaining to play on a Brownridge 3-pointer.
Washington State drew within 64-59 with 3:41 remaining after Davonte Lacy sank a pair of free throws