The St. Mary's, Calif. Gaels visited the San Francisco Dons in a WCC showdown on Saturday night and the last regular-season game of the year. The Gaels picked up the 67-60 win after trailing at halftime and with the win, clinched the WCC regular season title. They will head into the WCC Tournament as the No. 1 seed. The Gaels won the title outright, marking the first time in the past decade that the Gonzaga Bulldogs have not won or claimed a share of the top spot in the conference.
The Gaels trailed at halftime by a score of 37-36 but came back in the second half to secure the seven-point win. Clint Steindl of St. Mary's led all scorers with 16 points. Rob Jones contributed a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds, while Brad Waldow had 10 points and 12 board. On the USF side, Cody Doolin scored 13 points to lead the pack.
The Dons will enter the WCC Tournament as the No. 5 seed, based on the Gonzaga Bulldogs having defeated the San Diego Toreros.