St. Mary’s, Gonzaga meet in WCC
No. 2 seed Saint Mary's (21-11, 12-5) vs. No. 1 seed Gonzaga (30-2, 17-0)
West Coast Conference Tourney , Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
San Diego faces St. Mary’s in WCC finals
San Diego (21-13, 10-9) vs. No. 2 seed Saint Mary's (20-11, 11-5)
West Coast Conference Tourney Championship, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Monday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
St. Mary’s faces tough test vs No. 1 Gonzaga
No. 1 Gonzaga (28-2, 15-0) vs. Saint Mary's (20-10, 11-4)
McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 1 Gonzaga presents a tough challenge for Saint...
Fitts lifts Saint Mary’s (Cal) over Portland 65-48
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts had 17 points and eight rebounds as Saint Mary's beat Portland 65-48 on Thursday night.
Jordan Ford had 15 points for Saint Mary's (20-10, 11-4 West Coast...
St. Mary’s looks to extend streak vs Portland
Portland (7-22, 0-14) vs. Saint Mary's (19-10, 10-4)
McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California; Thursday, 11 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Saint Mary's looks for its eighth straight win in the...
Ford scores 21 to lead Saint Mary’s over San Diego, 66-46
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Saint Mary's Gaels are coming on strong at the right time and can earn the No. 2 seed in the West Coast Conference tournament if the final weekend of the regular season goes...
St. Mary’s looks to extend streak vs San Diego
Saint Mary's (18-10, 9-4) vs. San Diego (17-11, 6-7)
Jenny Craig Pavilion, San Diego; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: St. Mary's looks for its 11th straight win in the head-to-head...
Ford leads Saint Mary’s (Cal) past Pacific 58-32
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford had 28 points as Saint Mary's rolled past Pacific 58-32 on Thursday night.
Malik Fitts had nine rebounds for Saint Mary's (18-10, 9-4 West Coast...
Fitts leads Saint Mary’s (Cal) past Pepperdine 72-65
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts had 25 points as Saint Mary's won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Pepperdine 72-65 on Saturday night. Jordan Ford added 20 points for the Gaels.
Fitts shot 5 for 7 from deep. He added seven rebounds. Ford also had six rebounds for the Gaels.
Tommy Kuhse had 12 points for Saint Mary's (17-10, 8-4 West Coast Conference). Tanner Krebs added 10 points.
Pepperdine totaled 20 first-half points, a season low for the team.
Ford carries Saint Mary’s (Cal) over Santa Clara 66-55
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford had 23 points as Saint Mary's beat Santa Clara 66-55 on Thursday night.
Malik Fitts had 16 points for Saint Mary's (16-10, 7-4 West Coast Conference). Tanner Krebs added 13 points. Jordan Hunter had 4 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks for the visitors.
Tahj Eaddy had 13 points for the Broncos (13-13, 5-7). Trey Wertz added 11 points. Josh Martin had eight rebounds.
Ford scores 28, Saint Mary’s defeats Pacific 78-66
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 28 points, Malik Fitts had 12 of his 14 in the second half Thursday night and Saint Mary's defeated Pacific 78-66.
Fitts leads Saint Mary’s over San Francisco 86-80
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts scored a career-high 30 points, Jordan Ford added 26 points and Saint Mary's held off a late rally to beat San Francisco 86-80 on Saturday.
Fitts made 12 of 20 from the field, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range, and grabbed eight rebounds for the Gaels (14-9, 5-3 West Coast Conference).
Ross scores 29, leads Pepp past Saint Mary’s 84-77 in OT
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Colbey Ross scored 11 of his career-high 29 points in overtime and Pepperdine defeated Saint Mary's 84-77 on Saturday night.
Kameron Edwards added 24 points and scored the other four overtime points for the Waves (10-11, 3-4 West Coast Conference). Eric Cooper Jr. had 12 points.
Malik Fitts had 27 points and Jordan Ford 17 for the Gaels (13-9, 4-3), who had won the previous six matchups with Pepperdine.
Fitts, Ford lead Saint Mary’s to 76-59 win over San Diego
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts scored 24 points and Jordan Ford added 21, including four 3-pointers, to help Saint Mary's beat San Diego 76-59 on Saturday night.
Jordan Hunter had 10 points and Tanner Krebs finished with eight points and a career-high 13 rebounds for Saint Mary's. The Gaels (13-7, 4-1 West Coast Conference) have won four in a row.
Ford helps Saint Mary’s take care of Santa Clara 77-55
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 13 of his 18 points in the first half and Saint Mary's took control early for a 75-55 win over Santa Clara on Thursday night.
Saint Mary’s build big lead early to beat Loyola Marymount
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Malik Fitts and Jordan Ford scored 18 points each, Jordan Hunder had 10 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season, and Saint Mary's beat Loyola Marymount 71-60 on Saturday night.
Tanner Krebs added 16 points for the Gaels (11-7, 2-1 West Coast Conference), who started fast and kept their lead in double digits until the final two minutes.
Saint Mary's opened the game with a 12-0 run and led 39-14 before going into the break with a 45-26 lead.
Ford scores 23 as Saint Mary’s beats BYU 88-66
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 23 points and Malik Fitts added 18 with nine rebounds to help Saint Mary's beat BYU on Saturday night.
Tanner Krebs had 14 points and seven rebounds for Saint Mary's (10-7, 1-1 West Coast Conference).
Saint Mary’s routs New Mexico 85-60 at tripleheader in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Saint Mary's came out shooting and the Gaels never let up.
Jordan Ford scored 18 of his 28 points in the first half and Saint Mary's routed New Mexico 85-60 on Friday in the opening game of the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic tripleheader.
The Gaels (6-4) rolled to big leads at the start of each half in winning their third in a row. Malik Fitts added 15 points. Both Ford and Fitts played with three fouls in the second half at Staples Center.
Hunter’s career game leads Saint Mary’s past Bethune-Cookman
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Hunter had his first double-double with career highs of 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan Ford added 23 points and Saint Mary's rolled to a 93-61 win over Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday night.
Hunter and Ford were both 8 of 10 from the field. Hunter was 8 of 12 from the foul line and Ford made three 3-pointers. Saint Mary's shot 59 percent for the game and 64 percent in the second half — including 8 of 16 from 3-point range.
Saint Mary’s hot shooting proves too much for Cal
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — California made its first visit to Saint Mary's in three decades Saturday night, and the Gaels didn't exactly roll out the welcome mat.
Malik Fitts scored 19 points and Saint Mary's rolled to an 84-71 victory over the Bears.
The Gaels (4-4) emphatically halted their four-game losing streak, shooting 60 percent from the field and dominating their neighbors from the Pac-12.
Welsh steps up, leads Harvard to a 75-68 win at Saint Mary’s
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Henry Welsh, pressed into a starting role with Harvard's leading scorer out, scored 15 points and the Crimson earned its first win over Saint Mary's on Saturday, 74-68 to cap a four-game road swing.
Harvard's leading scorer, Chris Lewis, did not play against the Gaels after leading the Crimson with 16 points in a 61-57 loss to San Francisco.
Ford, Fitts lead Saint Mary’s past McNeese 87-65
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 23 points with five assists, Malik Fitts had a double-double and Saint Mary's pulled away from McNeese State for an 87-65 win on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Fitts, in his first game after transferring from South Florida and redshirting, had 19 points and 12 rebounds. Ford and Fitts combined to make 16 of 26 shots, with Fitts hitting three 3-pointers. Elijah Thomas hit four 3s and scored 12 points.
Crawford scores 30 points and Memphis beats South Florida
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Markel Crawford scored a career-high 30 points and made a key steal and four free throws in the final minute to lead Memphis over South Florida 62-56 on Saturday night.
Gray, Dotson combine for 50 as Houston beats S Florida 70-56
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rob Gray Jr. scored 25 points and Damyean Dotson tied his career-high with 25 points as the duo helped lead Houston past South Florida 70-56 on Saturday.
Houston (11-3, 2-0 American Athletic) led 38-34 at halftime, and Troy Holston's jumper with 16:33 to go brought the Bulls to within 42-40. Gray responded with a 3, and Wes VanBeck made a pair of free throws to extend the lead to seven.
Thorpe scores 18, South Florida beats Rider 70-65
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Geno Thorpe scored six of his 18 points in the final 3:45 and tied a career high with five assists to help South Florida beat Rider 70-65 on Saturday night.
Redshirt freshman Tulio Da Silva scored a season-high 13 points, including 12 on 4-of-4 shooting in the second half, Malik Fitts added 11 points and Troy Holston scored 10.
Holston hit a 3-pointer and then Da Silva scored five in a row in an 8-0 run that gave USF (2-1) the lead, 63-60, for good with 6 minutes left.