Scores

Final

Saint Mary's 98

(13-2, 1-0 WCC)

Loyola Mary 75

(7-8, 0-1 WCC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    9:00 PM ET, January 6, 2011

    Albert Gersten Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

    1 2 T
    SMC 56 4298
    LMU 42 3375

    Top Performers

    Saint Mary's: M. McConnell 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

    Loyola Marymount: L. Davis 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Saint Mary's 98, Loyola Marymount 75

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Mickey McConnell scored 21 points and Rob Jones 20 as St. Mary's, Calif., rocked Loyola Marymount 98-75 in a West Coast Conference opener Thursday night.

    The Gaels (13-2) won their seventh straight by placing six players in double figures and shooting 61.0 percent (36 of 59), including 55 percent (11 of 20) from 3-point range.

    Stephen Holt scored 15 for St. Mary's, Mitchell Young 11 and Clint Steindl and Matthew Dellavedova 10 apiece.

    McConnell, the current West Coast Conference Player of the Week, went 8 of 9 from the floor. Jones had nine rebounds, and Dellavedova had nine assists.

    Vernon Teel scored 19 points to lead the Lions (7-8). Larry Davis added 18. Ayodeji Egbeyemi scored nine points, all on 3-pointers, as Loyola Marymount shot 58.3 percent (7 of 12) from long distance.

    The Gaels hit 13 of their first 16 shots, including six 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SMC
    LMU
    Points 98 75
    FG Made-Attempted 36-59 (.610) 29-66 (.439)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 7-12 (.583)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-16 (.938) 10-15 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 28 2

    2010-11 Season

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