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Men's Basketball

MBK | Saint Mary's 84, Santa Clara 63
Release: Wednesday 02/07/2013 
by SMC Athletics

Postgame Notes

Saint Mary's at Santa Clara

February 7, 2013 *  Leavey Center

  • Saint Mary's moves to 20-4 on the season and 9-1 in the WCC.
  • Saint Mary's has won eight-straight games against Santa Clara and 11 of the last 12.  Randy Bennett moved to 19-10 against the Broncos as the head coach of the Gaels.
  • Saint Mary's has won 20 or more games in each of the last six seasons.  In each season the Gaels won 20 or more games, they advanced to postseason play.
  • Saint Mary's has won 9 games or more in league play seven times under Randy Bennett.
  • Matthew Dellavedova moved into a tie with fellow Aussie Daniel Kickert for most starts in a Saint Mary's career with 122.
  • Mitchell Young moved into a tie with Tyler Herr (1999-04) for eighth on the school's list for career games played with 120.  Dellavedova stands in sole possession of fourth place with 125, one more than Mickey McConnell.
  • Beau Levesque tied his career-best for 3-point field goals midway through the first half with four in his first eight minutes on the floor.  He ended-up with a total of six three-pointers en route to a career-high 24 points.
  • Dellavedova had 9 assists in tonight's game, giving him 158 for the season - the 10th-highest single season total in Saint Mary's history.  He has four of the top 11 single-season performances in school history.
  • Brad Waldow tied his career-high for blocks with three in the first half of the game.
  • Waldow also tied a season-high with eight rebounds.