Saint Mary's vs. Gonzaga: Recap and Stats

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Saint Mary's vs. Gonzaga: Recap and Stats
Saint Mary's 78
(12-4, 2-3 away)
(9) Gonzaga 83
(16-1, 12-1 home)
Venue: McCarthey Athletic Center
11:00PM ET / 8:00PM PT, January 10, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Saint Mary's 28 50 78
Gonzaga 46 37 83
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Saint Mary's M Dellavedova 17 M Young 5 M Dellavedova 6
Gonzaga K Olynyk 18 E Harris 6 K Pangos 3

On Thursday, January 10th, Saint Mary's fell to No. 9 Gonzaga 83-78 in conference play. Saint Mary's was down big at the half, 46-28, but fought back in the second half to make it close. Beau Levesque put up 14 points and five rebounds in a losing effort. Stephen Holt had a season-high 23 points and added three rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Kelly Olynyk finished with a game-high 31 points and eight rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, January 12th when Saint Mary's (12-4, 1-1 West Coast) hosts San Francisco (7-9, 0-3 West Coast).

Saint Mary's Game Notes

  • The last time SMC started the season 12-4 was 2004.
  • SMC beat the spread by 4.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Gaels have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, SMC played 18 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 5-13.
  • Saint Mary's has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after recording 10 or fewer assists.
  • SMC set season lows for blocks and steals.
  • The Gaels have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 11 games.
  • The top two scorers (Stephen Holt and Beau Levesque) accounted for 47.4% of the points.
  • Stephen Holt has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 16 games this season.
  • Brad Waldow has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of Stephen Holt's career.
  • Stephen Holt had career highs with 23 points and 9 field goals made.
  • Beau Levesque has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Beau Levesque.

Gonzaga Game Notes

  • Gonzaga won, but did not cover the spread.
  • Kelly Olynyk recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 19.
  • Kelly Olynyk accounted for 37.3% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kelly Olynyk and Elias Harris) accounted for 51.8% of the rebounds.
  • Kelly Olynyk has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 8 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 9th 20-point game of Kevin Pangos's career.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Kelly Olynyk's career.
  • Kelly Olynyk has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • David Stockton set a career high with 7 assists.
  • Elias Harris has 3 straight double-digit point games.
SMC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Beau Levesque171452103
AStephen Holt382330100
B+Brad Waldow231270001
B+Mitchell Young22772001
B+M. Dellavedova361453104
BKyle Rowley10620000
CJ. Walker III27231110
C-Jordan Giusti7021000
DJorden Page13001000
-Matt Hodgson7000001
Zags PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kelly Olynyk333181005
A+Kevin Pangos402203300
B+Elias Harris241361101
C+David Stockton25037100
C+P. Karnowski7420101
CSam Dower15800001
CGary Bell33331100
-Guy Landry Edi5010000
DMichael Hart18200000

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