MORAGA, Calif. (AP)Tanner Krebs had 19 points to lead five Saint Mary’s players in double figures as the Gaels won their seventh consecutive game, beating Omaha 75-66 on Sunday night.
Jordan Ford added 18 points for the Gaels. Malik Fitts chipped in 12, Kristers Zoriks scored 11 and Aaron Menzies had 10.
Krebs made 5 of 6 3-pointers. Fitts also had 13 rebounds for the Gaels.
JT Gibson had 16 points for the Mavericks (5-4). Zach Thornhill added 13 points. KJ Robinson had 12 points.
Ayo Akinwole had four points despite coming into the contest as the Mavericks’ second leading scorer at 12.0 points per game. He failed to make a shot from behind the arc (0 of 4).
Saint Mary’s (8-1) plays Northern Illinois at home on Thursday. Omaha faces Arkansas State on the road on Tuesday.
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