Gaels top Dons, clinch first outright WCC title in 23 years

February 26, 2012, 6:46 am
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Rob Jones had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Clint Steindl added 16 points and Saint Mary's beat San Francisco 67-60 on Saturday night to clinch the Gaels' first outright conference title in 23 years.Matthew Dellavedova had 14 points while Brad Waldow recorded his third double-double this season with 10 points and 12 rebounds to help the Gaels end Gonzaga's 12-year hold on the West Coast Conference regular-season title. The two schools shared the championship in 2011.Cody Doolin scored 13 points but had a 3-pointer rim out in the final 30 seconds for San Francisco, which dictated the tempo for the first 20 minutes before the Gaels took control after halftime.