|Bryant leads Santa Clara to 78-75 win|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 30 December 2008 21:19|
The Miners had the lead and the ball with just under three seconds remaining, but James Rahon stole the ball. One of the officials thought he called a timeout and blew the whistle. The official reversed himself and gave the Broncos (7-7) the ball underneath their own basket, leading to the winning basket.
Stefon Jackson scored a career-high 44 points and became the Miners (6-5) all-time leading scorer. He banked in a 3 pointer with less than a second remaining in regulation to tie it at 78-all. Randy Culpepper added 17 points.
Bryant had 33 points and 17 rebounds to earn the tournament's MVP. Kevin Foster had 17 points, Rahon added 14 and Perry Petty had 13.