Scores

Final

Saint Mary's 61

(22-5, 9-3 WCC)

San Diego 49

(9-19, 2-10 WCC)

    11:00 PM ET, February 18, 2010

    Jenny Craig Pavilion, San Diego, California

    1 2 T
    SMC 31 3061
    USD 29 2049

    Top Performers

    Saint Mary's: M. Dellavedova 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    San Diego: B. Johnson 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Saint Mary's 61, San Diego 49

    Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO -- Ben Allen scored 16 points and Omar Samhan had a double-double as Saint Mary's snapped a two-game losing streak with a 61-49 victory over San Diego on Thursday night.

    Saint Mary's (22-5, 9-3 West Coast Conference) pulled within one-half game of the conference lead behind No. 13 Gonzaga, which lost 74-66 at Loyola Marymount.

    Samhan, the WCC's leading scorer at 21.5 points per game, scored 11 points and had 11 rebounds, his 17th double-double of the season. Samhan, who is also the league's top rebounder, made just 4 of 15 shots.

    Brandon Johnson scored 15 points to lead San Diego (9-19, 2-10), which lost its fifth straight and has dropped 10 of 11. The Toreros shot 37.7 percent and were outrebounded 39-25.

    Mickey McConnell scored 13 points and Matthew Dellavedova had 12 for Saint Mary's, which won despite shooting 40.8 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SMC
    USD
    Points 61 49
    FG Made-Attempted 20-48 (.417) 20-53 (.377)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 4-7 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 1

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 21, 2010 @SMC 71, USD 56Recap
    » Feb 18, 2010 SMC 61, @USD 49Recap