West Coast Conference
Stephen Holt scored 19 points to lead No. 21 Saint Mary’s to a 68-60 victory over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night.
Angelo Caloiaro scored 20 points and Perris Blackwell added 19 to lead San Francisco past Santa Clara 90-77 Thursday night.
Guy Landry Edi came off the bench to score 15 points and spark Gonzaga to a 74-63 win over San Francisco on Thursday night.
Rob Jones had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Matthew Dellavedova scored 13 points to lead No. 24 Saint Mary’s past pesky Pepperdine 61-47 on Thursday night for its eighth straight victory.
Saint Mary’s pulled off a rare rout of No. 21 Gonzaga with an 83-62 win Thursday night in a matchup of the West Coast Conference’s fiercest rivals.
Rob Jones scored a career-high 31 points and had 12 rebounds to lead Saint Mary’s, Calif., to a 78-72 victory over San Diego on Thursday night.
Ryan Nicholas scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Portland broke a seven-game losing streak with an 84-74 victory over Santa Clara Thursday night.
Saint Mary’s coach Randy Bennett received a new 10-year contract Friday, keeping him at the successful mid-major school through 2021.
Next season’s West Coast Conference basketball tournament will start earlier and last longer to accommodate BYU when it becomes the ninth team in the league.
Gonzaga (24-9) received an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament for its 13th straight appearance. Saint Mary’s (24-8) will have to hope for an at-large berth.