St. Mary's vs Pacific

Saint Mary's balance turns back Pacific 88-80


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STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) All five starters scored in double figures as Saint Mary's ruined Pacific's debut in the West Coast Conference with an 88-80 win Monday.

Beau Levesque led the Gaels (10-3) with 18 points. James Walker III, Stephen Holt and Kerry Carter had 15 each and Brad Waldow had 14.

Andrew Bock had 23 for Pacific (9-3) and Sama Taku added 17.

Saint Mary's bounced back after losing three straight in Hawaii. The Gaels were playing without head coach Randy Bennett, who began serving a five-game suspension. Eran Ganot is the interim coach.

Pacific, which trailed 45-39 at the half, pulled within one before the Gaels went on a 12-2 run to go up 57-46. Waldow had three baskets and Carter and Levesque knocked down 3's.

Saint Mary's hit 13 of 26 from 3-point range, shot 52 percent for the game but only made 6 of 12 free throws down the stretch.

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Scoreboard
St. Mary's (10-3) «454388
Pacific (9-3)394180

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LMU8-1015-15153
San Diego6-1213-18204
Pepperdine5-139-22246
Pacific4-1411-22223
Portland2-1611-22237
 
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