Louistech 34 36 70
Stmarysca 38 45 83
Date of game: 11/8/2013

Recap: St Marys-CA vs. Louisiana Tech

Moraga, CA (Sports Network) - Brad Waldow led the way with 28 points and eight rebounds as the Saint Mary's Gaels collected an 83-70 season opening win over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in a non-conference tilt at McKeon Pavilion.

Stephen Holt contributed 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists for SMC (1-0), which also received 11 points from Beau Levesque.

Raheem Appleby paced the Bulldogs (0-1) with 18 points on 8-of-20 shooting from the floor. Chris Anderson chipped in 15 points and Alex Hamilton added 13 points. Michale Kyser pulled down a team-high eight rebounds and blocked three shots in the loss.

SMC took a 38-34 lead into the intermission after it hit on 46.9 percent of its field goal attempts including 4-of-8 from beyond the arc in the first half. The lead changed hands four times and the score was tied on five occasions in the opening 20 minutes.

The second half was a much different story as the Gaels pulled away by shooting 60.9 percent from the field and converting 14-of-19 attempts at the charity stripe. Louisiana Tech went 1-of-9 from behind the 3-point line after the break.

The Gaels held a 38-28 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored the Bulldogs, 40-32, in the paint.

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