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01/15/2012 1:38 AM EST
Holt carries Saint Mary's past Portland 69-61
SAINT MARYS CA 69, PORTLAND 61
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) -- Steven Holt tied a career-high with 21
points and added seven rebounds, five assists and five steals as
Saint Mary's beat Portland 69-61 Saturday night.
Rob Jones added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Gaels (17-2,
6-0 West Coast), who have won seven straight and were coming off
an 83-62 rout of No. 21 Gonzaga on Thursday. It was Jones' 14th
double-double of the season.
Thomas van der Mars had 18 points and Ryan Nichols 16 for
Portland (5-13, 2-3).
Saint Mary's led 30-25 at halftime and used a 17-5 run to go up
47-30 with 14:24 left in the game. Portland pulled within 55-46
with 8:21 remaining, but the Gaels scored five of the next seven
points to push the lead back to double digits. The Pilots scored
five points in the final moments to cut the final margin back to
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