Saint Mary's shot 60 percent from beyond the arc in the four-point victory over Washington.
Saint Mary's finished tonight's game shooting 59.3 percent from the field.
Calvin Hermanson scored 11 consecutive points late in the second half to push No. 22 Saint Mary's past the Waves.
The Gaels and three-seed Cougars will play for a spot in the WCC Championship game on Monday night in the Orleans Arena.
Postgame Quotes From Head Coach Randy Bennett, Jock Landale and Calvin Hermanson
The Saint Mary's men's basketball team hosted Seattle University on Dec. 9, 2017, at McKeon Pavilion.
AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2016-17): Started each of the team's 34 games...All-WCC First Team...a career-high 13.1 points per game and shooting .431 from beyond the arc...First in the WCC in 3FG percentage...scored a career-high 27 points at Portland...shot 10-for-16 FG...Scored 25 points on 7-for-9 from 3FG against Stanford...Averaged 28.6 minutes per game...Scored in double-figures 25 of 34 games so far...Led the team in 3FG made with 88 which is tied second in program history....Finished the season shooting a new career-high 49.4 percent from the field...Averaged a career-best 3.0 rebounds per game.
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Started each of the team's 35 games ... averaged 10.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game ... 74 3-pointers led the team and was eighth on the program's single season listing ... made at least one 3-pointer in 32 games ... 35 games played and started tied the program record for a single season ... scored double figures in 22 games and surpassed 20 points four times ... scored career-high 24 points and set best with 8 rebounds in WCC title-clinching win at USF ... led all scorers with 20 points with 6 rebounds in the tight win at Pacific ... scored 21 points on 8-12 shooting and 5-7 from 3pt in the win over BYU ... named SMC Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week after his performances against Utah Valley, BYU and San Diego ... scored career-high 23 points on 9-16 shooting and 5-10 from 3-pt range against Cal Poly ... scored game-high 16 points against Utah Valley ... enjoyed viral social media notoriety with a blocked shot on UC Irvine's 7'-6” center Mamadou Ndiaye (first career block) and a dunk over San Diego's Jito Kok ... served as a member of SMC's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... attended the WCC Summer Leadership Summit as a representative of SMC's SAAC ... earned Bronze honors (g.p.a. of 3.00-3.49) on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014-15): Appeared in 26 of the team's 31 games during the season ... averaged 2.5 points, 0.9 rebounds and 8.3 minutes per game ... shot .488 from the field and .441 from behind the 3-point arc ... scored a season-high 12 points in 12 minutes at Santa Clara ... played a season-high 28 minutes in win over Northeastern, finishing with three points, three rebounds and three assists ... played a pivotal role in double-OT win at San Diego, scoring eight points in 24 minutes ... saw extensive action and hit the scoresheet for the first time as a Gael against Cal Poly, going 2 for 4 from the field and 1 for 3 from beyond the arc to score five points in 12 minutes ... made two key 3-pointers in the first half of win over San Diego and finished with six points ... made a significant contribution late in win at Creighton, drawing a key charge and subbing in for offense in the second half and overtime.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): Did not see any game action as a true freshman.
PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: A 2013 graduate of Lake Oswego (Ore.) High School … played for coach Mark Shoff … third player in Oregon history to earn two-time Gatorade State Player of the Year, along with Tyler Manlove (1995 & 96) and Kevin Love (2006 & 07) … four-year starter … averaged 21.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.4 assists as a senior … team went 28-1 and finished third in the OSAA Class 6A state championships after winning 27-straight regular-season games … twice named Classic 6A all-tournament … scored a school-record 52 points on 20-for-27 shooting in a road win over Mark Morris HS in Longview, Wash., breaking previous record of 50 by Kevin Love … 2-time Oregon Class 6A state player of the Year, joining Love and Freddie Jones as the only multiple winners … twice named Three Rivers League Player of the Year … named MVP of the 2013 Northwest Shootout after game highs with 26 points and 11 rebounds in a 113-111 win over Washington … averaged 23.0 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steals and led team to state title game as a junior ... played in the 2007 Little League World Series as a pitcher/outfielder for Lake Oswego, helping the team advance to the United States Semifinal game.
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