STOCKTON, Calif. -- Jock Landale scored 32 points on 12-for-20 shooting and hauled in seven rebounds to help lift Saint Mary's to its 14th straight victory, 72-69 over Pacific on Saturday night.
Emmett Naar added 12 points and Calvin Hermanson had 11 for Saint Mary's (19-2, 8-0 West Coast Conference), which shot 50 percent from the field in a game where neither team led by more than seven points.
Late in the second half, Saint Mary's edged back on top with a 3-pointer from Tanner Krebs to make it 68-66 with a minute to play. Pacific (10-11, 5-3) then tied it up with Jahlil Tripp's putback of his own miss but couldn't reclaim the advantage as the Gaels pulled away from the free throw line down the stretch.
Miami Hurricanes forward Dewan Huell had decided to return for his junior season after pulling out of the NBA draft.
The NCAA has granted Florida State forward Phil Cofer's request for another year of eligibility.
Kansas State's Barry Brown Jr. has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Wildcats for his senior season.