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.
Officials from Michigan, Marquette and California acknowledged that they were contacted by North Carolina and now are in the process of investigating whether players at their schools resold shoes.
Lewis is an athletic and attack-minded guard in the mold of Collin Sexton and is a major addition for the Crimson Tide in 2018-19.
Wake Forest has placed assistant men's basketball coach Jamill Jones on leave after he was charged with third-degree assault in connection with the death of a Florida resident in New York.