MORAGA, Calif. – Brad Waldow and Stephen Holt scored 16 points each and Saint Mary’s used a surge to start the second half to beat Eastern Washington 85-66 on Sunday.
Jorden Page and James Walker III added 12 points apiece for the Gaels (3-0), who led 37-33 at intermission before coming out of the locker room with a 16-3 run. Waldow had six points during the outburst.
Saint Mary’s shot 64.3 percent (18 for 28) from the floor in the second half.
Justin Crosgile had 13 points and five assists for the Eagles (0-3).
Matthew Dellavedova had nine points, eight assists and six rebounds for Saint Mary’s.
“I saw a team on the court in Eastern uniforms that I know will come to fruition,” said EWU coach Jim Hayford. “And we can build on that. That’s what it’s all about right now.”