Scores

Final

Pepperdine 72

(10-10, 2-5 WCC)

Saint Mary's 84

(17-4, 6-1 WCC)

6:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California

1 2 T
PEPP 40 3272
SMC 49 3584

Top Performers

Pepperdine: J. Baker 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Saint Mary's: B. Levesque 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Saint Mary's (Cal) 84, Pepperdine 72

Associated Press

MORAGA, Calif. -- Beau Levesque scored 19 points and Stephen Holt had 17 as Saint Mary's defeated Pepperdine 84-72 Saturday.

Brad Waldow added 13 points, Mitchell Young had 12 and Matthew Dellavedova had 10 points and 10 assists for the Gaels (17-4, 6-1 West Coast), who won their fifth straight game.

Jordan Baker led Pepperdine (10-10, 2-5) with 20 points. Lorne Jackson added 16.

Levesque had 15 points on 7 for 7 shooting in the first half, helping Saint Mary's take a 49-40 lead at the break. The Gaels shot 65 percent and had just three turnovers in the opening half, then stretched their lead to as many as 19 points in the second half.

Saint Mary's has beaten Pepperdine 12 straight times, and has won 18 of the last 19 games in the series.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PEPP
SMC
Points 72 84
FG Made-Attempted 28-55 (.509) 29-54 (.537)
3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 8-17 (.471)
FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 18-22 (.818)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 19

2012-13 Season

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