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

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Brigham Young vs. Saint Mary's: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Brigham Young 57
(20-9, 5-7 away)
Saint Mary's 64
(23-5, 15-2 home)
Venue: McKeon Pavilion
11:10PM ET / 8:10PM PT, February 21, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Brigham Young 32 25 57
Saint Mary's 28 36 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Brigham Young B Davies 25 B Davies 9 B Davies 4
Saint Mary's M Dellavedova 20 B Levesque 8 M Dellavedova 4

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Saint Mary's took on Brigham Young and topped the Cougars 64-57 in West Coast play. With the win, the Gaels stay undefeated against Brigham Young this season at 2-0. The Gaels got the win with a team-high 20 points and four rebounds from Matthew Dellavedova. Beau Levesque also had a solid game, scoring 17 points and adding eight rebounds. Brandon Davies finished with a game-high 25 points and nine rebounds for the Cougars. The next game will be on Saturday, Feb. 23 when Saint Mary's (23-5, 12-2 West Coast) welcomes Creighton (22-6, 11-5 The Valley).

Saint Mary's Game Notes

  • Saint Mary's started 23-5 during the 2011, 2009, and 2008 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Gaels have won 88 percent of the time this season (7-1) after recording eight or more steals.
  • Saint Mary's has won 83 percent of the time this season (10-2) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • SMC has won every game this season (6-0) when opponents record 57 or fewer total points.
  • SMC has won 90 percent of the time this season (9-1) after holding an opponent to under 33.3 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Saint Mary's has won 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Matthew Dellavedova has 20 points or more, 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Beau Levesque plays 30 minutes or more, and 80 percent of the time (12-3) when Brad Waldow has six rebounds or more.
  • SMC set a season low for field goal percentage (36.0).
  • The Gaels have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past six games.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Gaels came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--SMC has a 18.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Matthew Dellavedova accounted for 31.2 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Beau Levesque and Brad Waldow) accounted for 42.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Matthew Dellavedova has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 28 games this season.
  • Beau Levesque has led the team in rebounding in four out of 28 games this season.
  • This marks the 27th 20-point game of Matthew Dellavedova's career.

Brigham Young Game Notes

  • Brandon Davies accounted for 43.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Brandon Davies accounted for 34.6 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Brandon Davies has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 18 times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Brandon Davies's career.
  • Brandon Davies has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tyler Haws has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Craig Cusick.
BYU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Brandon Davies382594103
BTyler Haws361261102
C+Brock Zylstra25601100
C+Nate Austin25621112
C-Raul Delgado7310000
C-Craig Cusick16310000
-Bronson Kaufusi10020000
DMatt Carlino35212005
-Anson Winder4000000
-Cory Calvert3000001
SMC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AM. Dellavedova402044103
ABeau Levesque301780102
BBrad Waldow25861100
BStephen Holt38742201
C+Jordan Giusti27432200
C+Mitchell Young13520000
CJ. Walker III5320000
-Matt Hodgson7010020
-Jorden Page10010100
-Kyle Rowley5010000

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