NCAA Game Summary - Pacific vs. Saint Mary's-CA
(Friday, November 23)
Final Score: Pacific 76, Saint Mary's-CA 66
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Lorenzo McCloud led four Tigers in double
figures with a game-high 18 points as the Pacific Tigers defeated the Saint
Mary's Gaels 76-66, in the semifinal round of the DirectTV Classic at the
Anaheim Convention Center.
McCloud was 5-of-10 shooting from the floor, including 8-of-9 free throws, in
the Pacific (3-2) victory. Sama Taku scored 11 points to go along with six
boards. Ross Rivera and Khalil Kelley added 14 and 12 points, respectively.
The Gaels (4-1) were paced by Beau Levesque, who scored a game-high 18 points.
Matthew Dellavedova contributed 16 points and Stephen Holt contributed 12
points on 4-of-12 shooting from the field in the team's first loss of the
Pacific shot 15-of-27 from the floor in the first half to take a 32-29
lead into the break. Saint Mary's fell behind after it converted only 10-of-23
of its field attempts in the opening 20 minutes.
The Tigers continued their solid play in the second half, hitting 50.0 percent
of their shots from the field, while limiting the Gaels to 40.6 percent
Pacific held a 34-24 edge in the rebounding battle and scored 18 points off of
turnovers to shoot past the Gaels.
The Tigers, who came into the tournament with a 1-2 record, will advance to the
championship game to face California.
11/24 02:44:44 ET
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