Moraga, CA (Sports Network) - Matthew Dellavedova scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Saint Mary's-CA Gaels to a 78-62 triumph over the Yale Bulldogs at McKeon Pavilion.
Brad Waldow, Jorden Page and Beau Levesque all added 10 points for Saint Mary's (9-3) which extended its win streak to seven games.
Greg Kelley scored 14 points off the bench and Austin Morgan and Javier Duren added 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Yale (4-8). The Bulldogs had won five of their previous six.
At the end of the first half the Gaels led 40-30 after hitting on 51.6 percent of their shots in the period. Yale remained within striking distance despite shooting just 29.3 percent by nailing six triples.
The Gaels kept shooting well in the second half by making 52.0 percent of their field goal attempts. The Bulldogs improved to 40.0 percent shooting but it wasn't good enough.
Saint Mary's outscored the Bulldogs 14-3 from the free throw line.