SAN FRANCISCO (AP)Logan Johnson had 24 points in Saint Mary’s (Cal)’s 78-61 victory over San Francisco on Saturday.
Johnson had seven rebounds and six assists for the Gaels (16-4, 5-0 West Coast Conference). Aidan Mahaney added 21 points while shooting 8 for 15, including 5 for 7 from beyond the arc, and they also had five rebounds. Kyle Bowen recorded 14 points and was 5-of-7 shooting (4 for 6 from distance). The Gaels extended their winning streak to seven games.
Zane Meeks led the Dons (12-9, 1-5) in scoring, finishing with 17 points and eight rebounds. Isaiah Hawthorne added 13 points for San Francisco. Tyrell Roberts also had 10 points and six rebounds.
Saint Mary’s took the lead with 5:03 remaining in the first half and did not give it up. Bowen led his team in scoring with 12 points in the first half to help put them up 39-25 at the break. Saint Mary’s pulled away with a 9-0 run in the second half to extend a 10-point lead to 19 points. They outscored San Francisco by three points in the final half, as Johnson led the way with a team-high 14 second-half points.
Both teams next play Thursday. Saint Mary’s visits Pepperdine while San Francisco hosts Pacific.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.