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.
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