Saint Mary's vs. Brigham Young: Recap and Stats

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Saint Mary's vs. Brigham Young: Recap and Stats
Saint Mary's 70
(14-4, 3-3 away)
Brigham Young 69
(14-5, 11-1 home)
Venue: Marriott Center
11:00PM ET / 8:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Saint Mary's 27 43 70
Brigham Young 34 35 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Saint Mary's M Dellavedova 17 B Waldow 5 M Dellavedova 6
Brigham Young T Haws 21 B Davies 7 M Carlino 4

Saint Mary's squared off with Brigham Young on Wednesday, January 16th and won by a slim margin against the Cougars 70-69 in conference play. Matthew Dellavedova played well for the Gaels and put up 18 points and eight assists. Stephen Holt was active from three-point range, going 5 for 9 on the way to a team-high 22 points. Tyler Haws got a game-high 23 points and seven rebounds for the Cougars. Next up for Saint Mary's (14-4, 3-1 West Coast) is Portland (8-10, 1-2 West Coast) on Saturday, January 19th on the road.

Saint Mary's Game Notes

  • The last time SMC started the season 14-4 was 2004.
  • SMC beat the spread by 6.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Gaels have beaten the spread.
  • The Gaels have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Saint Mary's has won 18 close games.
  • The Gaels have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 6 or more steals.
  • Saint Mary's has won 88% of the time this season (7-1) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • Saint Mary's has won 82% of the time this season (9-2) when its three-point percentage has been 40.0% or better.
  • SMC has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 9 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Saint Mary's has won 100% of the time (8-0) when Matthew Dellavedova has 18 points or more, 100% of the time (7-0) when James Walker III has 5 field goals made or more, and 78% of the time (7-2) when Mitchell Young has 7 rebounds or more.
  • The Gaels have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 13 games.
  • This is the 3rd win of the season where the Gaels came back after being down at halftime.
  • Stephen Holt accounted for 31.4% of the team's points.
  • Stephen Holt has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 18 games this season.
  • James Walker III has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Stephen Holt's career.
  • Stephen Holt has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Stephen Holt had a career high with 5 three-pointers.
  • Matthew Dellavedova has 4 straight double-digit point games.

Brigham Young Game Notes

  • Brigham Young lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Tyler Haws accounted for 33.3% of the team's points.
  • Tyler Haws has led the team in scoring 10 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 17th 20-point game of Tyler Haws's career.
  • Tyler Haws has 6 straight 20+ point games.
  • Matt Carlino has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brock Zylstra set career highs with a 100% field goal percentage and a 100% three-point percentage.
  • Brandon Davies has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Brandon Davies.
SMC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+M. Dellavedova361828201
AStephen Holt382251000
B+J. Walker III271370202
B+Mitchell Young251072011
B-Brad Waldow20471014
C+Jordan Giusti14031210
C-Matt Hodgson11210000
D+Beau Levesque21112002
-Kyle Rowley5000000
-Jorden Page3000000
BYU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATyler Haws382371101
BMatt Carlino341645006
BJosh Sharp18322100
B-Brock Zylstra33643012
B-Nate Austin27641010
C+Brandon Davies241202012
C+Anson Winder14341000
CCraig Cusick11013000

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