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, No. 9 Gonzaga took on Saint Mary's and topped the Gaels 83-78 in conference play. Gonzaga was up 46-28 at the half and then held on in the second half to get the victory. The Bulldogs were led by Kelly Olynyk, who got a game-high 31 points plus eight rebounds. Kevin Pangos had 22 points (3 Ast 3 Stl). For the Gaels, Beau Levesque finished with 14 points and five rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, January 17th when Gonzaga (16-1, 3-0 West Coast) travels to Portland (7-10, 0-2 West Coast).

Gonzaga Game Notes

  • The win over Saint Mary's extended the Gonzaga winning streak to 7 games.
  • The Bulldogs have won 3 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Gonzaga has won 25 close games.
  • Zags set season lows for blocks, rebounds, and turnovers.
  • The Bulldogs have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 4 games.
  • Gonzaga has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--Zags has a 22.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 had a career high with 7 assists.
  • Elias Harris has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Saint Mary's Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Stephen Holt and Beau Levesque) accounted for 47.4% of the points.
  • Stephen Holt has led the team in scoring 4 times in 16 games this season.
  • Brad Waldow has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of Stephen Holt's career.
  • Stephen Holt set 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.
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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