St. Mary's Beats Utah State 75-64

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Mickey McConnell scored a career-high 22 points, Omar Samhan had 17 points and 12 rebounds and St. Mary's held on to beat Utah State 75-64 in a non-conference game on Saturday afternoon.

Diamon Simpson added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Gaels
(22-5), who improved to 12-1 at home. The game was part of ESPN's
BracketBuster series.

Jared Quayle scored 22 points and Gary Wilkinson added 16 for
Utah State (25-3), which lost on the road for just the second time
this season.

The Aggies, who were ranked No. 21 last week before falling to
Boise State, have dropped two of three since their school
record-tying 19-game winning streak.

It was the first meeting between the two schools since 1978.