Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and St. Mary’s beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference.
Rui Hachimura came off the bench to score 23 points for Gonzaga (16-4, 6-1 WCC), which suffered a rare home loss.
Calvin Hermanson added 16 points for the Gaels (18-2, 7-0), who won their 13th straight.
Gonzaga and St. Mary's have won the past nine WCC tournament titles, with Gonzaga claiming seven. The Gaels were the preseason pick by league coaches to win the conference this season.
Leading by four at halftime, Gonzaga took a 50-41 in the second before St. Mary's rallied to tie the score 63-63 with...