The Saint Mary's Gaels visited the San Diego Toreros on Thursday night and walked away with yet another win in WCC play. They bested the Toreros by a final score of 78-72 to improve to 3-0 in WCC play. They now hold an overall record of 14-2. With the loss, San Diego drops to 0-2 for in-conference play and an overall record of 5-9.
The Gaels took a 7-6 lead within the first six minutes of the game and held the lead until San Diego pulled ahead 29-28 with 1:46 remaining in the half on a Dennis Kramer dunk. St. Mary's was able to reclaim the lead in the final minute and head into halftime up 35-33 thanks to a Jorden Page trey.
The Toreros came back and reclaimed the lead a few times in the second half, but the Gaels were able to pull away in the final eight minutes of play en route to the final score of 78-72.
St. Mary's will play their next game on Monday, January 9th as they host the San Francisco Dons.