The Saint Mary's Gaels look to remain unbeaten in WCC play as they welcome the Pepperdine Waves to Moraga on Thursday evening. The Gaels destroyed Pepperdine 74-45 when the teams met up on New Yeas Eve and will look to secure the season sweep. Tip is set for 7:00pm PT.
SMC has put together a solid unit of players as they have three of the top ten scorers in WCC play. In conference play, Matthew Dellavedova is averaging 18.7 points per game, Rob Jones is averaging 15.2 and Stephen Holt is averaging 14.5 per game. Jones also leads the league in rebounding at 10.3 rebounds per game, Dellavedova leads with 7.2 assists per game and Jones, Holt and Jorden Page are all in the top ten in steals per game.
Saint Mary's is a 23.5 point favorite over Pepperdine and will look to finish off a four-game homestand in style. The Gaels will then head on the road for three games at Santa Clara, Loyola Marymount and a huge showdown at Brigham Young.