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No. 15 Gaels Continue Road Trip at Portland

Feb. 16, 2018

Game 29: at Portland (10-18, 4-11 WCC), Saturday, Feb. 17, 7:00 p.m. PST
Chiles Center (Capacity 4,852)
All-time Series: 66-30
TV: NBC Sports California, ROOT Northwest, AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, AT&T SportsNet Southwest, Spectrum SportsNet
Talent: Tom Glasgow (PxP), Francis Williams (Analyst)
Stream: WatchESPN/
Audio: TuneIn Radio (Saint Mary’s IMG Sports Network)
Live Stats | TuneIn | Live Stream
SMC Game Notes

3 Quick Bites
The Gaels have won six straight versus Portland and 15 of the last 16 meetings.

The Gaels have not lost at Portland since Jan. 29, 2011 (L, 85-70).

With a win Saturday, the Gaels will have at least 25 wins for the third consecutive season.

Join the Club Jock
With now 1,510 career points and 769 career rebounds, Jock Landale becomes just the fifth Gael to have at least 1,500 points, 700 rebounds for his career.

Omar Samhan: 1,848 points/ 1,107 rebs
Brad Waldow: 1,743/ 900
Diamon Simpson: 1,603/1,130
Jock Landale: 1,510/ 769
Robert Haugen: 1,502/ 730

Another Watch List Team for Landale
On Feb. 14, Landale was named on the Top-30 list for the Citizen Naismith Trophy Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, the Atlanta Tipoff Club Announced.
Landale is the lone player from any college in the state of California on the list.

No Perfect Team Left on the Road
Saint Mary’s was the last team standing with a perfect record on the road. The Gaels were 9-0 before falling to San Francisco Thursday night.

Number to Know: 25
With a win Saturday night, Saint Mary’s will have 25 wins on the season, the third consecutive season with at least 25 wins. Under Randy Bennett, the Gaels currently have nine seasons with at least 25 wins.

Controlling the Pilots
The Gaels have won the last six and 15 of 16 matchups against Portland. In the last 25 meetings, SMC is 21-4 against the Pilots. Since the 2016 season, the Gaels average margin of victory over Portland is 18 points.

Oregon Native - Calvin Hermanson
For the last time as a Gael, senior Calvin Hermanson will compete at the Chiles Center. The redshirt senior grew up and went to Lake Oswego HS. Hermanson was just the third player in Oregon history to earn two Gatorade State Player of the Year honors.

Tyler Manlove (1995 & 96)
Kevin Love (2006 & 07)
Calvin Hermanson (2012 & 13)

About Portland
Portland has lost three in a row, but are 7-7 at the Chiles Center. The Pilots are second in the WCC in Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage and tied for first in blocked shots per game (4.1).

D’Marques Tyson leads the league shooting 47.7 percent from beyond the arc. Josh McSwiggan is third in the league shooting 44.2 percent from three-point range.



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