Recap - St. Mary's Defeats Santa Clara 76-54
|Recap - St. Mary's Defeats Santa Clara 76-54|
St. Mary's cruised to victory on Saturday, running Santa Clara out of the gym and running up a 76-54 score at Leavey Center.
St. Mary's won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites.
Stephen Holt had 35 points for St. Mary's and Brad Waldow chipped in with 12 points. Beau Levesque had 3 assists for them, while Brad Waldow was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Santa Clara got 16 points from Brandon Clark in a losing cause and another 13 points from Evan Roquemore. Brandon Clark contributed 5 assists for them, while John McArthur had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed St. Mary's were victorious, as the score was 43-23 at the break.
St. Mary's won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-18.