San Diego vs. Santa Clara – Game Preview – January 24, 2022
San Diego Toreros (11-8, 4-2 WCC) at Santa Clara Broncos (11-7, 1-2 WCC)
Santa Clara, California; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego takes on the Santa Clara Broncos after Marcellus Earlington scored 23 points in San Diego’s 73-65 win over the Pacific Tigers (CA).
The Broncos are 8-3 in home games. Santa Clara is averaging 76.6 points while outscoring opponents by 5.7 points per game.
The Toreros are 4-2 in conference. San Diego ranks fifth in the WCC with 35.1 percent shooting from 3 points.
The Broncos and Toreros face off Monday for the first time in conference this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jalen Williams is averaging 18.8 points and 3.7 assists for the Broncos. Keshawn Justice is averaging 1.8 3-pointers over Santa Clara’s last 10 games.
Bryce Monroe is averaging 6.3 points for the Toreros. Earlington is averaging 10.6 points and 5.1 rebounds while shooting 40.5 percent in San Diego’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Broncos: 5-5, averaged 75.3 points, 31.8 rebounds, 13.8 assists, 5.9 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.2 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 74.4 points per game.
Toreros: 7-3, averaged 64.8 points, 33.0 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 4.0 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 41.9 percent from the field. Their opponents average 67.5 points.