Ford scored seven points and Fitts added four in a 13-2 opening run and Saint Mary's never trailed. Isaiah Wright's layup with 12:29 to play pulled San Diego within eight but the Gaels scored 14 of the next 18 points and led by at least 13 the rest of the way.
Isaiah Pineiro had 19 points and eight rebounds while Wright scored 15 for the Toreros (13-7, 2-3).
Saint Mary's used a 12-4 advantage on the offensive glass to outscore San Diego 17-2 in second-chance points.
Cooks scores 21 to lift NJIT over Wagner 88-69
Zach Cooks scored 21 points as NJIT won its home opener Saturday, beating Wagner 88-69.
Clergeot carries UMass over Central Connecticut 89-43
Keon Clergeot scored 20 points as UMass rolled past Central Connecticut 89-43 on Saturday.
McKay lifts Cent. Michigan over Sam Houston St. 84-77
Kevin McKay posted 17 points as Central Michigan defeated Sam Houston State 84-77 on Saturday.