FREDERICTON, NB - The Saint Mary's University Huskies men's basketball team toppled the Université de Laval Rouge et Or 83-60 in the first men's game of the Helen Campbell and Eric Garland Tournament at the Richard J. Currie center Friday night.
Laval came right out of the gate attacking the paint, but SMU, were able to neck and neck with there opponents until mid way through the first quarter when St. Mary's began to pull away.
Marquis Clayton put up some big numbers in the first half, shooting 50 per cent from beyond the arc, and collecting 18 points.
St. Mary's cruised to a 83-60 win over the Rouge et Or and took their first game of the tournament with ease.
"It was our first game of the year, our first time playing against different competition besides us in practice, so we were pretty sloppy, lots of things to work on but still happy to get the win."
Michael Bourgeois for UNB Communications