Santa Cruz Warriors guard Gui Santos—who is on assignment from Golden State—drains a 3-pointer during a game against Rio Grande Valley at the Chase Center in San Francisco on March 10. (Jonathan Natividad/The Pajaronian file photo)

Santa Cruz forward Gui Santos racked up 28 points and six rebounds to help the Warriors beat the Rip City Remix, 131-123, at Chiles Center in Portland on March 30.

With the win, the Warriors clinched the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference for the upcoming NBA G League Playoffs that beings April 2.

Santa Cruz guard Donovan Williams had 20 points and six rebounds, while two-way guard Pat Spencer contributed 18 points and five rebounds off the bench. Kendric Davis notched a double-double with 15 points, 10 assists and five steals for the Sea Dubs.

Rip City forward Kevin Knox II led both teams in scoring with 37 points and seven rebounds, and fellow teammate George Conditt IV collected 15 points and 12 rebounds off the bench.

Two-way guard Ashton Hagans added 13 points and seven assists and guard Taze Moore closed out the day with 13 points and 10 assists for the Remix.

Santa Cruz opened the contest with a 14-7 lead, but an offensive push from Rip City with less than three minutes remaining in the opening frame gave the Remix the lead, 31-26, to close out the quarter.

The Sea Dubs cut the deficit to just two points early in the second quarter before Rip City extended its lead to 70-54 going into halftime.

The Warriors were led by Santos and Williams in the third quarter, who combined for seven 3-pointers to help Santa Cruz take a slim lead at 101-99 ahead of the final frame. They maintained control in the fourth quarter to secure back-to-back wins against the Rip City Remix.

The Sea Dubs (20-14) will host the Salt Lake City Stars (20-14) at Kaiser Permanente Arena in the Western Conference quarterfinals on Tuesday at 7pm. The winner will play at the top seeded Stockton Kings on Thursday at 7pm.

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