No. 12 Saint Mary's rides Hermanson's hot hand past Stanford
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Calvin Hermanson scored a career-high 25 points and knocked down a career-best seven 3-pointers, and No. 12 Saint Mary's used a big second half to beat Stanford 66-51 on Wednesday night and stay undefeated.
Jock Landale had 13 points and eight rebounds while playing in foul trouble for the sharp-passing Gaels (6-0).
Grant Verhoeven scored 12 points and Robert Cartwright added 10 for Stanford (6-2), under first-year coach Jerod Haase, is off to its best start in five seasons. The Cardinal began 10-1 in 2011-12.
Hermanson hit five of his 3s in the second half. After Stanford pulled within 48-45 on two free throws by Cartwright, Hermanson and Kyle Clark hit consecutive 3-pointers and Saint Mary's took off with a 16-3 run.