Saint Mary’s (Cal) 77, Missouri St. 61

Brad Waldow and Matthew Dellavedova scored 17 points each to
lead Saint Mary’s to a 77-61 win over Missouri State in the Las
Vegas Classic on Friday night.

Stephen Holt added 16 points and Jorden Page 10 for the Gaels
(11-2). Rob Jones had seven points and 10 rebounds, and Dellavedova
dished out eight assists.

Caleb Patterson scored 18 points and Jarmar Gulley 14 for the
Bears (7-5). Kyle Weems added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Saint Mary’s went ahead 38-36 on Waldow’s three-point play with
17:56 left. It upped the lead to 44-36 with consecutive 3-pointers
by Holt and Dellavedova, and Missouri State got no closer than six
the rest of the game.

The Gaels led 33-29 at halftime.