Springfield’s defense held back Santa Cruz to just two shots, both misses, in the second quarter.
The offense shined in the third, outscoring the Warriors 29-18.
With just two minutes left in the game, the Armor’s lead was cut down to single digits, but Springfield scored six more points to secure their 14-point win.
Springfield plays the warriors again Friday night and then the Los Angeles D-Fenders on Monday. Springfield’s next home game is February 27 against the Austin Toros at the MassMutual Center.