No. 21 Saint Mary's beats Loyola Marymount 68-60
Thursday, January 26, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Stephen Holt scored 19 points to lead No. 21 Saint Mary's to a 68-60 victory over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night.
The win was the 11th straight for the Gaels (20-2, 9-0 West Coast Conference) over Loyola, dating to 2005-06.
Drew Viney had 18 points for the Lions (12-9, 5-3), who led by seven points before managing just one field goal over the final 5:10 of the first half.
Saint Mary's closed out the half on a 12-2 run to go up 35-31. The Gaels opened the second half on a 10-0 run to take control of the game.
Loyola got within six points in the second half.