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Saints Mary's holds off Oregon 81-76

Dec 12, 2009 - 11:32 PM EUGENE, Ore.(AP) -- Omar Samhan scored 22 points, Matt Dellavedova added 21 and Saint Mary's held off a late Oregon rally to beat the Ducks 81-76 Saturday.

Clint Steindl also scored 14 for the Gaels (7-1), and Dellavedova had nine points in the final 3 minutes after Oregon had cut Saint Mary's nine-point lead to one.

Malcolm Armstead scored 14 for the Ducks (4-4), who led 34-33 at halftime. E.J. Singler added 12 points and Michael Dunigan had 10.

Saint Mary's led 68-59 with 5:41 remaining before Oregon went on an 8-0 run to cut it to 68-67 with 3:22 left. But Dellavedova hit his third 3-pointer of the game to put Saint Mary's up 71-67 and the Gaels went 10 for 10 from the foul line in the final 1:25 to secure the victory.

While Oregon shot better from the field - 50 percent to 47 percent - the Ducks made just 12 of 21 free throws while the Gaels were 20 of 24 from the line.








  • NCAA BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    SAINT MARY'S 33 48 81
    OREGON 34 42 76 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: SAINT MARY'S - OMAR SAMHAN 22, MATTHEW DELLAVEDOVA 21,
    CLINT STEINDL 14
    OREGON - MALCOLM ARMSTEAD 14, E.J. SINGLER 12,
    MICHAEL DUNIGAN 10

    Dec 12 6:00 PM
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    RUWTbot Added 13 roots (Close Finish)

    St. Mary's 71, Oregon 68  2nd - 1:53Dec 12 5:44 PM
  • 41
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    RUWTbot Added 31 roots (Close Finish)

    St. Mary's 71, Oregon 67  2nd - 2:07Dec 12 5:43 PM
  • 10
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    RUWTbot Added 10 roots (Close Finish)

    St. Mary's 63, Oregon 59  2nd - 6:16Dec 12 5:35 PM


  • NCAA BB
    SAINT MARYS CA 33
    OREGON 34 HALFTIME

    Dec 12 4:48 PM