MORAGA, Calif. -- Stephen Holt scored 17 points, leading five players in double figures, to help St. Mary's beat Rhode Island 82-59 Thursday night.
Holt was 5 of 12 from the field and had six rebounds. Matthew Dellavedova had a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists.
St. Mary's led 35-26 at halftime and never looked back. The Gaels outrebounded the Rams 42-17 and shot 52.7 percent from the field for the game. Rhode Island shot 43.4 percent.
The Rams won the lone previous meeting between the two schools, an 81-74 decision on Jan. 2, 1996.
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