SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Marc Trasolini scored 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting, leading Santa Clara to a 72-64 victory Monday night over Cal Poly in the schools' first meeting since 2005.
Evan Roquemore added 16 points, including two free throws that gave the Broncos (9-2) the lead for good, 52-50, with 8:32 to play. Raymond Cowels III chipped in 12 points and Kevin Foster had 10 points and seven assists. Santa Clara made the most of Cal Poly's 13 turnovers, scoring 17 points off them.
Cal Poly's 11-0 run, capped by Dylan Royer's layup 2 minutes into the second half, put the Mustangs up 33-31, and Santa Clara stayed close but didn't lead again until Roquemore's free throws, part of a 13-2 Broncos run that put the game away.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.