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St. Mary’s basketball wins WCC Tournament

By scarney
Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 9:55 pm in Moraga, Sports.

The St. Mary’s men’s basketball team made program history Monday night, as the Gaels claimed the West Coast Conference Tournament title and the WCC regular season title in the same season for the first time ever.

The Gaels won the WCC Tournament title by beating Gonzaga, 78-74, in the final in Las Vegas. With the win, the Gaels earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, also known as March Madness.

With their WCC regular season title, WCC Tournament title and 27-5 overall regular season record, the Gaels could earn as high as a 4 or 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

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