Gonzaga bolstered its case for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament by routing Saint Mary’s 65-51 in the West Coast Conference final Monday night.
Matthew Dellavedova scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half and Stephen Holt added 17 for the Gaels.
Jorden Page scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Saint Mary’s to its 16th consecutive victory over San Francisco, 67-63 on Wednesday night.
The Gaels trailed No. 9 Gonzaga by 18 points at halftime on Thursday night, then made a furious comeback in the second half before finally losing 83-78.
Stephen Holt scored 17 points, leading five players in double figures, to help St. Mary’s beat Rhode Island 82-59 Thursday night.
Drew Viney scored 17 points, Anthony Ireland had 16 and Loyola Marymount bounced back from one of its most lopsided losses of the season to beat No. 21 Saint Mary’s 75-60 on Wednesday night.