St. Mary’s (Cal) beats Drake 88-73
December 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Matthew Dellavedova scored 31 points, leading five players in double-figures, to give Saint Mary’s (Cal) to a 88-73 win over Drake on Wednesday night. Dellavedova was 10 of 14 from the field, including four 3-pointers, and 7 of 8 at the free throw line. He also had seven assists for the Gaels (6-2). James Walker III scored 14 points and had nine rebounds and five steals. Beau Levesque scored 14 points. Brad Waldow had 12 points and eight rebounds. Page added 10.
The Gaels shot 30 of 54 (55.6 percent) from the field for the game. They were 85 percent at the free throw line. St. Mary’s led 47-33 at halftime. The Bulldogs shot 21 of 51 (41 percent) from the field for the game. Jeremy Jeffers scored a career-high 16 points for Drake (3-4). Seth VanDeest added 15 and Ben Simons had 11. Jordan Clarke had five rebounds.