Augustas Marciulionis had 20 points to lead all five Saint Mary's starters in double figures as the Gaels defeated Santa Clara 82-77 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight win.

Saint Mary's (17-6, 8-0 West Coast Conference) saw Marciulionis, Alex Ducas (15), Mitchell Saxen (12), Aidan Mahaney (11) and Joshua Jefferson (10) combine to score 68 of the team's 82 points.

Carlos Marshall Jr. scored 23 points for Santa Clara (15-8, 6-2) in another loss to Saint Mary's.

Including conference tournament play, the Broncos have dropped five straight and 29 of 35 meetings with the Gaels since the beginning of the 2007-08 season.

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