Scores

Final

Saint Mary's 85

(14-2, 2-0 WCC)

Pepperdine 60

(7-12, 1-1 WCC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 8, 2011

    Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, California

    1 2 T
    SMC 46 3985
    PEPP 27 3360

    Top Performers

    Saint Mary's: M. McConnell 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 15 Ast

    Pepperdine: T. Darby 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Pepperdine loses against red-hot Saint Mary's

    Associated Press

    MALIBU, Calif. -- Matthew Dellavedova scored 17 points and Mickey McConnell added 11 points and a career-high 15 assists to lead Saint Mary's to an 85-60 victory over Pepperdine on Saturday night.

    Mitchell Young finished with 16 points and Clint Steindl had 14 for the Gaels (14-2, 2-0 West Coast Conference), who won their eighth straight.

    Taylor Darby led the Waves (7-12, 1-1) with 16 points and Lorne Jackson had 15.

    Saint Mary's made seven of its first eight 3-pointers and took a 46-27 lead into halftime. The Gaels hit 15 3s in all, shot 49.3 percent and led by as many as 33.

    Saint Mary's also committed just five turnovers and scored 18 points off the Waves' 11.

    Pepperdine's Keion Bell, the conference's leading scorer at 20.7 points per game, missed his third straight contest with an ankle injury.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SMC
    PEPP
    Points 85 60
    FG Made-Attempted 33-67 (.493) 20-59 (.339)
    3P Made-Attempted 15-31 (.484) 3-12 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 33 0

    2010-11 Season

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