FREDERICTON, NB – SMU came into this game after taking a win off Laval earlier in the tournament while the host UNB team lost to UPEI.
It would be the Huskies with the 100-94 win over the Varsity Reds.
In the first quarter it was pretty even with SMU one point up over UNB 22-21.
Saint Mary's were capitalizing in the post and going inside to #22 Theon Reefer while UNB's Javon Masters was also scoring well.
In the second quarter UNB tended to be careless with the ball but were shooting lots of free-throws from fouls while Kaleefah Henry grabed a total of seven rebounds for the Varsity Reds.
SMU's Marquis Clayton had a great first half attacking and scoring both inside and out with a total of 13 points and 29 points overall. He would later be named player of the game for the Huskies.
Score after the first half was 36-45 for SMU.