Saint Mary’s (Cal) 86, San Francisco St. 52

Rob Jones had 10 points and 12 rebounds as Saint Mary’s routed

San Francisco State 86-52 on Sunday.

Saint Mary’s (3-1) advanced to Monday’s championship game of the

Shamrock Classic against the winner of Sunday’s game between

Jacksonville State and Weber State.

Jones posted his fourth double-double for the Gaels, who played

their second non-Division I opponent. San Francisco State is a

Division II program. Saint Mary’s defeated NAIA opponent Fresno

Pacific in the season opener.

Steven Holt, Jorden Page and Clint Steindl each had 14 points to

lead the Gaels. Matthew Dellavedova had a season-high eight assists

for Saint Mary’s.

James Albright led the Gators (1-4) with 16 points.

The Gaels played without starting center Mitchell Young, who is

sidelined with a pulled groin.