Saint Mary's leads BYU, 40-28, at half

Published: Saturday, Jan. 28 2012 8:00 p.m. MST

PROVO — BYU's hopes of knocking off No. 21 Saint Mary's aren't looking good at halftime.

The Gaels lead the Cougars at intermission, 40-28, at the Marriott Center.

BYU has been plagued by turnovers (10) and poor 3-point shooting (1-for-7), while Saint Mary's is shooting 54 percent from the field, including 5-of-13 from 3-point territory.

While star guard Matthew Dellavedova has been held scoreless in the first half, Clint Steindl has come off the bench to score 14 points, including four 3-pointers.

BYU is being led by Brandon Davies and Noah Hartsock, who each have nine points.

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