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SMU pulls away from Oles for men's hoops win

Mike Ludwig
January 16, 2013

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Saint Mary's University pulled away from St. Olaf for a 66-57 MIAC men's basketball victory on Wednesday at Skoglund Center.

Michael Burfeind had 17 points and Will Sviggum 13 points and 13 rebounds as SMU used an 11-2 run in the first six minutes of the second half.

Connor Gunderson had 14 points and four assists to pace the Oles (5-10, 4-6 MIAC), who went six-plus minutes without a bucket in the second half.

St. Olaf plays at Saint John's University on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.