Saint Mary's beats Santa Clara 81-59
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Evan Fitzner had 21 points with 4-of-5 3-point shooting on Wednesday night and Saint Mary's beat Santa Clara 81-59 for its fourth straight win and first road victory of the season.
The Gaels, who have traveled less than 100 miles this season, lost their other away game 63-59 to California on Dec. 12.
Saint Mary's made 11 of its first 12 shots in the second half to extend a four-point halftime lead to 62-47 with 10 minutes left. The Gaels cruised from there, shooting 68 percent in the half and 63 percent for the game.