DAYTON, OH – Matthew Dellavedova had a huge game as St. Mary’s beat Middle Tennessee St. 67-54 in a First Four matchup Tuesday night.
Dellavedova led all scorers with 22 points and also grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists. The Australian guard was five of seven from beyond the arc.
Marcos Knight led MTSU with 16 points.
The Gaels advance to play Memphis on Thursday in Auburn Hills.
Brad Sham and Kyle Macy called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Matthew Dellavedova scores to put the Gaels up 10-7 early)
(Neiko Hunter ties it at 13-13 for MTSU)
(Brad Waldow’s dunk puts St. Mary’s ahead 26-20)
(Kerry Hammonds’ three pulls the Blue Raiders back to within five points)
(A pretty pass from Dellavedova sets up a Mitchell Young layup)
(Dellavedova hits from deep again to put the game out of reach)
(Postgame interview with St. Mary’s guard Stephen Holt)
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