SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Brandin Podziemski scored 27 points as Santa Clara beat Sacramento State 72-65 on Saturday night.
Podziemski also contributed six rebounds for the Broncos (7-2). Carlos Stewart was 8 of 13 shooting and 5 of 5 from the free throw line to add 22 points. Keshawn Justice was 3 of 11 shooting, including 1 for 7 from distance, and went 4 for 4 from the line to finish with 11 points.
Zach Chappell led the way for the Hornets (3-5) with 17 points and four assists. Callum McRae added 15 points, 14 rebounds and two blocks for Sacramento State. In addition, Akolda Mawein finished with 12 points.