St. Mary’s Gaels
What likely separates Gonzaga from earning its first No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament is a matchup with its West Coast Conference nemesis.
Brandon Reed scored 19 points and Georgia Tech made six 3-pointers in the second half to beat Saint Mary’s (Cal) 65-56 on Sunday, capturing third place in the DirecTV Classic.
Lorenzo McCloud scored 18 points on 5-of-10 shooting including an 8 for 9 performance from the free-throw line to lead Pacific past Saint Mary’s 76-66 on Friday.
After missing the NCAA Tournament last year, the Saint Mary’s men’s basketball team is looking for a bit more success as they are headed off to Omaha for their first game on Friday.
CBS won’t telecast either the Cal 1st round or St. Mary’s 2nd round game in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this week, but here’s the information on where you can watch these two Bay Area teams.
With an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament already assured, Saint Mary’s could remain relaxed even as 62 teams were called ahead of them in the 68-team field.
The University of San Francisco Dons lost, 83-78, to the St. Mary’s Gaels in their West Coast Conference semifinal game in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Saint Mary’s beat San Francisco 67-60 on Saturday night to clinch the Gaels’ first outright conference title in 23 years.
The Broncos couldn’t sustain their momentum after erasing most of a 14-point lead in the second half, losing to the Gaels 82-67 on Saturday night.
Matthew Dellavedova had 26 points and seven assists, and No. 24 Saint Mary’s held off Santa Clara 93-77 on Saturday night.