(HALIFAX, NS) The CIS No. 4 Saint Mary's Huskies defeated the UNB Varsity Reds 68-61, on Saturday.
Laura Kaye led all scorers with 21 points and added seven rebounds in the UNB loss.
Grace Wade added 13 points for the Varsity Reds, who drop to 9-7 and have 20 points in conference play.
SMU took the opening quarter 21-20, and Wade had eight of her 13 points in the frame for UNB.
The Huskies used a 14-12 second quarter score to take a slim 35-32 halftime lead.
Saint Mary's increased their lead to 51-47 after thirty minutes.
The final frame saw SMU outscore UNB 17-14 and hold off the Varsity Reds 68-61.
Rachelle Coward paced SMU with 13 points and two assists.
The Huskies improve to 13-1, with 32 points on the season.
Shanieka Wood powered the Huskies offence with a double-double, 11 points and 11 rebounds.
UNB hosts St. FX, in a four-point game, on Saturday. Tip-off is at 6:00PM and it will be Think Pink/Shoot For The Cure Night, at the Richard J. Currie Center.
BY SMU ATHLETICS/WITH FILES