Against University, Crankshaw put up a double-double with a game-high 16 points to go with 10 rebounds and six steals. Griffin, rounding into form after an early-season back injury kept him on the sidelines, scored 14 on 70 percent shooting, and Darnold added 12. He also had seven rebounds and six assists.
The Tritons trailed by two after a closely contested half, but took a three-point lead into the fourth.
Additional San Clemente scoring came from Gage Shelmidine with nine; Joe Mann, five; Cole Fotheringham and Scott Herrod, four each; and Dean Licht, two.