Isaiah Canaan scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and senior Donte Poole added 11 as No. 16 Murray State beat No. 21 Saint Mary’s 65-51 on Saturday night for its most convincing win to date over a nationally recognized opponent.
Rob Jones had 10 points and 12 rebounds as Saint Mary’s routed San Francisco State 86-52 on Sunday.
Matthew Dellavedova scored 11 points, Rob Jones added 10 and 10 rebounds and Saint Mary’s overcame a sluggish start to beat Northern Iowa 57-41 on Monday night.
Police are investigating a rape that reportedly took place on Sunday on the Saint Mary’s college campus – the second report of a sexual assault at the school in just over two weeks.
Saint Mary’s coach Randy Bennett received a new 10-year contract Friday, keeping him at the successful mid-major school through 2021.
20th-ranked Gonzaga beat Saint Mary’s 72-46 to claim its third straight West Coast Conference tournament title.
Mitchell Young scored 17 points off the bench and freshman Stephen Holt added 15 to lead No. 1 seed Saint Mary’s to a 73-64 victory over No. 4 seed Santa Clara in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference tournament Sunday night.
Marquise Carter scored 18 points, including seven late free throws, and Demetri Goodson made a key steal to help Gonzaga hang on for a 71-67 victory Sunday night over University of San Francisco in the West Coast Conference tournament semifinals.
A maintenance worker was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting another maintenance worker in an office at Saint Mary’s College in Moraga early Monday morning, Moraga police said Thursday.
Saint Mary’s clinched a share of its first WCC regular season title in 22 years by beating Portland 83-69.