Creighton vs St. Mary's

Saint Mary's (Cal) 74, Creighton 66

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MORAGA, Calif. (AP) - Matthew Dellavedova scored 19 points and made five 3-pointers to lead Saint Mary's to a 74-66 victory against Creighton in a BracketBusters game on Saturday.

Stephen Holt added 13 points and Brad Waldow 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Gaels (24-5), who never trailed.

Doug McDermott scored 22 points and Gregory Echenique 18 for the Bluejays (22-7).

Saint Mary's won the rebounding battle 39-27.

The Gaels scored the last eight points before halftime to take a 38-24 lead. The 29.6 percent shooting for Creighton in the first 20 minutes was its lowest in any half this season.

A three-point play by Doug McDermott cut the Saint Mary's lead to 43-34 with 15:21 to play, but Dellavedova hit a deep 3-pointer to put the Gaels back up 12. The Bluejays got no closer than eight points the rest of the way.

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Creighton Bluejays
D. McDermott, F377-186-820122
G. Echenique, C256-86-850318
J. Manigat, G333-44-413411
G. Gibbs, G292-51-15745
A. Chatman, G270-72-21222
N. Johnson120-20-01010
E. Wragge123-70-04018
A. Dingman110-00-03120
W. Artino70-00-11010
A. Yates70-00-00100
Totals 21-5119-2427141966
 41.2%79.2% 
St. Mary's Gaels
M. Young, F284-82-251211
B. Waldow, F244-64-5121412
M. Dellavedova, G406-172-265419
S. Holt, G353-107-932113
J. Page, G202-51-23306
J. Giusti281-32-22134
B. Levesque132-30-01055
K. Rowley112-30-03034
M. Hodgson10-00-01000
P. McCoy00-00-00010
Totals 24-5518-2239132374
 43.6%81.8% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova14-327-32
Butler12-523-610
Creighton9-722-723
Seton Hall8-818-1049
Providence8-818-1152
Xavier8-818-1126
Marquette8-817-1172
St. Johns7-913-16126
Georgetown5-1114-1592
DePaul2-149-20230

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Gonzaga17-129-111
St. Marys16-226-317
BYU12-621-1071
San Fran.10-820-1188
Santa Clara10-816-15144
LMU8-1015-14140
San Diego6-1213-17195
Pepperdine5-139-21231
Pacific4-1410-21233
Portland2-1610-21241
 
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CSU 82
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