ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Brandon Reed scored 19 points and Georgia Tech made six 3-pointers in the second half to beat Saint Mary's (Cal) 65-56 on Sunday, capturing third place in the DirecTV Classic.
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Stephen Holt had a team-high 10 points for Saint Mary's (4-2) in the first-ever meeting between the schools.Saint Mary's led 26-23 at halftime despite the fact that guard Matthew Dellavedova, who had a career-high 32 points in Thursday's win over Drexel, missed all three of his shots in the half before finishing 1 for 8 with five points.Kammeon Holsey, who has come off the Georgia Tech bench after starting every game last season, did not make his first field goal until he converted a jumper with 6:28 left for a 46-42 lead. The Yellow Jackets (4-1) broke it open with an 11-2 run, including two 3-pointers by Reed, and took a 58-48 lead with 56 seconds to play.