Levesque had 15 points on 7 for 7 shooting in the first half, helping Saint Mary's take a 49-40 lead at the break. The Gaels shot 65 percent and had just three turnovers in the opening half, then stretched their lead to as many as 19 points in the second half.
Saint Mary's has beaten Pepperdine 12 straight times, and has won 18 of the last 19 games in the series.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite