Saint Mary's Men's Basketball 2024 NCAA Tournament Capsule

Saint Mary’s Gaels
West Coast (26-7, 15-1)
Big Wins: at Colorado State (64-61), at Gonzaga (64-62)
Bad Losses: Weber State (57-61), Missouri State (64-69)
Coach: Randy Bennett
Probable Starters:
Joshua Jefferson, Sophomore, Forward, 10.2 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 2.3 apg
Mitchell Saxen, Senior, Center, 11.7 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 1.3 bpg
Augustas Marciulionis, Junior, Guard, 12.4 ppg, 5.2 apg, 1.5 spg
Aidan Mahaney, Sophomore, Guard, 13.9 ppg, 2.5 apg
Alex Ducas, Senior, Guard, 10.1 ppg, 2.0 apg, 5.7 rpg
Key Role Players:
Mason Forbes, Senior, Forward, 5.1 ppg, 2.5 rpg
Luke Barrett, Junior, Guard, 5.3 ppg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 74.3 (162nd in nation, 4th in conference)
Scoring Defense: 58.5 (2, 1)
Field-Goal Percentage: 46.7 (64, 3)
Field-Goal Defense: 39.1 (8, 1)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 7.6 (156, 5)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 35.3 (109, 4)
Free-Throw Percentage: 68.2 (300, 8)
Rebound Margin: 11.9 (1, 1)
Assists Per Game: 16.1 (32, 2)
Turnovers Per Game: 10.0 (36, 1)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2023NCAARound of 64 win over VCU
2023NCAARound of 32 loss to Connecticut
2022NCAARound of 64 win over Indiana
2022NCAARound of 32 loss to UCLA
2021NITFirst Round loss to Western Kentucky
2019NCAARound of 64 loss to Villanova
2018NITFirst Round win over Southeastern Louisiana
2018NITSecond Round win over Washington
2018NITQuarterfinal loss to Utah
2017NCAARound of 64 win over VCU
2017NCAARound of 32 loss to Arizona
2016NITFirst Round win over New Mexico State
2016NITSecond Round win over Georgia
2016NITQuarterfinal loss to Valparaiso
2015NITFirst Round loss to Vanderbilt
2014NITFirst Round win over Utah
2014NITSecond Round loss to Minnesota
2013NCAAOpening Round win over Middle Tennessee
2013NCAARound of 64 loss to Memphis
2012NCAARound of 64 loss to Purdue
2011NITFirst Round loss to Kent State
2010NCAARound of 64 win over Richmond
2010NCAARound of 32 win over Villanova
2010NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Baylor
2009NITFirst Round win over Washington State
2009NITSecond Round win over Davidson
2009NITQuarterfinal loss to San Diego State
2008NCAARound of 64 loss to Miami
2005NCAARound of 64 loss to Southern Illinois
*all team stats through 3/10