SAN DIEGO -- Matthew Dellavedova scored 19 points including five 3-pointers, had seven assists and Saint Mary's (Cal) won its ninth straight in a 74-64 victory over San Diego on Saturday night.
Brad Waldow scored 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting for the Gaels (21-4, 10-1 West Coast), which shot 49.1 percent from the field and hit 12 3-pointers.
Saint Mary's jumped out to a 12-2 lead to begin the game capped off by Mitchell Young's lay-up with 16:42 remaining in the first half. Three minutes into the second half, Johnny Dee converted on a three-point play to cut the Gaels' lead to one, 38-37, but Saint Mary's responded with a 9-0 run to take a double-digit lead and never looked back.
Dee ended the night with 19 points and seven rebounds. Chris Anderson had 10 points, six rebounds and five assists for San Diego (13-13, 6-5).
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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.