(HALIFAX, NS) The CIS No. 4 Saint Mary's Huskies proved to be too much for the UNB Varsity Reds, Friday night.
SMU improved to 12-1 in AUS play with a 75-48 victory, in Halifax.
The Huskies' Rachelle Coward led all scorers with 24 points and added three assists.
A close opening quarter saw SMU hold an 18-17 lead.
The home side outscored UNB 14-10 in the second frame, and took a 32-27 lead into the half.
Exploding for 32 points in the third quarter, the Huskies took control and a healthy 64-42 lead.
There was considerably less energy in the final quarter. In the end end, SMU won 75-48.
The Varsity Reds drop to 9-6 and sit two points behind third place Cape Breton, in the AUS standings.
The teams face off again Saturday, in Halifax. Tip off is at 6:00PM.
BY - SMU ATHLETICS