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Brownridge scores 27, Santa Clara beats Rider 68-60 in 7th-place game at Orlando Classic

  • Rider guard Jimmie Taylor (3) shoots over Santa Clara guard Denzel Johnson (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

    Rider guard Jimmie Taylor (3) shoots over Santa Clara guard Denzel Johnson (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)  (The Associated Press)

  • Santa Clara forward Nate Kratch (43) blocks the path of Rider forward Junior Fortunat (25) as teammate guard Anthony D'Orazio (10) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

    Santa Clara forward Nate Kratch (43) blocks the path of Rider forward Junior Fortunat (25) as teammate guard Anthony D'Orazio (10) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)  (The Associated Press)

  • Santa Clara forward Matt Hubbard (22) and Santa Clara guard Brandon Clark (3) block the path of Rider guard Anthony D'Orazio (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

    Santa Clara forward Matt Hubbard (22) and Santa Clara guard Brandon Clark (3) block the path of Rider guard Anthony D'Orazio (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)  (The Associated Press)

Jared Brownridge scored 27 points and Brandon Clark added 23 and Santa Clara beat Rider 68-60 Sunday in the seventh-place game at the Orlando Classic.

Brownridge had 21 of his points during the second half. Clark scored 58 points over three tournament games in which Santa Clara (3-4) won one of three.

Rider (2-5) got 18 points from Jimmie Taylor. The Broncs lost all three of their tourney games.

Clark had nine points, including a layup with two seconds remaining, as Santa Clara took a 26-24 halftime lead.

Rider got within 49-48 with 7 1-2 minutes to play on Taylor's long-range jumper. Matt Lopez's basket cut the Rider deficit to 59-57 with 90 seconds left.

Clark hit two free throws and Brownridge had a 3-point play during the final 61 seconds.