Portland vs. Saint Mary's: Recap and Stats

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Portland vs. Saint Mary's: Recap and Stats
Portland 42
(8-16, 2-10 away)
Saint Mary's 77
(19-4, 14-1 home)
Venue: McKeon Pavilion
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Portland 21 21 42
Saint Mary's 41 36 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Portland T van der Mars 13 B Pressley 7 D Rodgers 3
Saint Mary's M Dellavedova 23 K Rowley 5 S Holt 4

On Saturday, February 2nd, Saint Mary's scored 33 points from three-point territory and won big against Portland 77-42 in conference play. The game lacked drama, as Saint Mary's led 41-21 at the half and never allowed Portland back in it. The Gaels remain unbeaten against Portland this season at 2-0. The Gaels were led by Jordan Giusti, who put up eight points plus four rebounds. Matthew Dellavedova was active from three-point range, going 5 for 9 to get to a game-high 23 points overall. For the Pilots, Thomas van der Mars finished with a team-high 13 points and six rebounds. Saint Mary's (19-4, 8-1 West Coast) takes on Santa Clara (17-7, 5-4 West Coast) on Thursday, February 7th on the road.

Saint Mary's Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 11:59 left to go.
  • Saint Mary's started 19-4 during the 2010 and 2008 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Portland extended the Saint Mary's winning streak to 7 games.
  • SMC beat the spread by 15.0 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Gaels have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 7th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, SMC has been on the winning end of 58 blowout games.
  • The Gaels have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 42 or more rebounds.
  • SMC has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 15 or fewer field goals made.
  • This season Saint Mary's has won 100% of the time (5-0) when Matthew Dellavedova has 23 points or more and 80% of the time (4-1) when Jorden Page has 5 field goals made or more.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--SMC has a 21.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Matthew Dellavedova and Jorden Page) accounted for 44.1% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (26) than the starters (13).
  • Matthew Dellavedova has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the 25th 20-point game of Matthew Dellavedova's career.

Portland Game Notes

  • Portland lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This was the 6th blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, Portland has been on the losing end of 25 blowout games.
  • This loss extended the Pilots losing streak to 6 games.
  • Thomas van der Mars accounted for 30.9% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Bryce Pressley and Thomas van der Mars) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
  • Thomas van der Mars has led the team in scoring 4 times in 24 games this season.
PORT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BT. van der Mars291361224
C+Riley Barker9231011
CBryce Pressley33472215
CRyan Nicholas28540100
CDerrick Rodgers33613104
C-Kevin Bailey28721003
DJake Ehlers12110000
DO. Reinfelds13200000
-David Ahern5000100
-Korey Thieleke8000101
SMC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJordan Giusti14841201
AM. Dellavedova252313203
B+J. Walker III17651000
B+Beau Levesque20940011
BMitchell Young191040001
BJorden Page251112301
BStephen Holt25234300
BMatt Hodgson13440022
C+Kyle Rowley13250113
C+Brad Waldow15241001
CPaul McCoy9032102
-E. Petrulis3000000

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