Scores

Final

Rhode Island 59

(4-8, 1-3 away)

Saint Mary's 82

(9-3, 6-0 home)

10:00 PM ET, December 27, 2012

McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California

1 2 T
URI 26 3359
SMC 35 4782

Top Performers

Rhode Island: X. Munford 20 Pts, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Saint Mary's: S. Holt 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Saint Mary's (Cal) 82, Rhode Island 59

Associated Press

MORAGA, Calif. -- Stephen Holt scored 17 points, leading five players in double figures, to help St. Mary's beat Rhode Island 82-59 Thursday night.

Holt was 5 of 12 from the field and had six rebounds. Matthew Dellavedova had a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists.

James Walker III had 14 points, shooting 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and a team-high eight rebounds. Beau Levesque scored 14 points, and Mitchell Young had 10 for the Gaels (9-3)

St. Mary's led 35-26 at halftime and never looked back. The Gaels outrebounded the Rams 42-17 and shot 52.7 percent from the field for the game. Rhode Island shot 43.4 percent.

Xavier Munford led the Rams (4-8) with 20 points. Andre Malone and Mike Powell had 12 points apiece. Jordan Hare had four rebounds.

The Rams won the lone previous meeting between the two schools, an 81-74 decision on Jan. 2, 1996.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
URI
SMC
Points 59 82
FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 29-55 (.527)
3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 8-19 (.421)
FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 16-23 (.696)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 26

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