SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Marc Trasolini scored 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting, grabbed 10 rebounds and Santa Clara used a 20-12 run over the final 8 minutes to defeat San Diego 61-52 on Thursday night.
Santa Clara (18-8, 6-5 West Coast) shot only 35.1 percent from the field and was a dismal 4 of 19 from beyond the arc but the Toreros weren't much better, shooting only 33.3 percent from the floor and going 6 for 21 from 3-point range.
Santa Clara has won six of its last eight ball games.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.