St. Mary's vs Portland Final: 70-61 - Recap

Stephen Holt scored 26 points for St. Mary's on Thursday, leading them to a 70-61 victory over Portland at McKeon Pavilion.

Bettors who backed St. Mary's were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 11.

St. Mary's got 14 points from Brad Waldow and another 12 points from Kerry Carter. Stephen Holt contributed 4 assists, while Brad Waldow cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Portland got 22 points from Thomas van der Mars in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ryan Nicholas. Bryce Pressley contributed 7 assists for them, while Thomas van der Mars had 17 rebounds.

St. Mary's hit the break leading 34-30 before taking care of business in the second half.

Portland had a 34-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.