Saint Mary's defeats Utah State 68-63Dec 6, 2009 - 4:53 AM LOGAN, Utah(AP) -- Omar Samhan scored 22 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to lead Saint Mary's past Utah State 68-63 Saturday night.
Clint Steindl added 11 for the Gaels (6-1), including a 3-point shot with 36 seconds to play and the score tied at 63.
Ben Allen dropped in 14 points for Saint Mary's, including four 3-pointers. The Gaels shot 7 of 12 from 3-point range in the second half.
USU was led by Pooh Williams with 15 points. Jared Quayle added 13 and Tai Wesley 12 for the Aggies (4-3). The loss broke a 37-game home winning streak for USU.
The Aggies took their first lead of the second half, 52-51 with 8:49 to play, when Tyler Newbold made a short jump shot, which was then followed by a 3-pointer from Quayle.
After the Aggies tied the game with 1:06 to play, Saint Mary's milked the clock and worked a kick-out play to Steindl, who made the critical shot from the corner of the court.
- NCAA BB
SAINT MARYS CA 68
UTAH ST 63 FINAL
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