Saint Mary’s 75, UC Riverside 56

Rob Jones had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and Matthew Dellavedova

scored a career-high 23 points, leading Saint Mary?s to a 75-56

victory Tuesday night over UC Riverside.

The Gaels (8-2), who improved to 7-0 at home, had eight points

and seven assists from guard Mickey McConnell.

Senior guard Javon Borum led UC Riverside (3-6) with 15 points,

and Phil Martin had seven points and seven rebounds for the


Jones, a transfer from San Diego, set his scoring high as a

Gael. He scored 27 against Loyola Marymount as a freshman for San


Jones shot 9-for-15 from the field and 6-for-9 from 3-point

range. Dellavedova was 9 of 17 from the field and 5 of 10 from long

range while dishing out seven assists.

Leading just 41-35 with under 14 minutes left, the Gaels went on

a 22-5 run, jumping their lead to a commanding 63-40.