Sept. 19, 2006
Moraga, CA - Saint Mary's head women's basketball coach Paul Thomas announced today the schedule for the 2006-07 season, which will kick-off with an exhibition game against Love and Basketball at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, November 3 at McKeon Pavilion.
The Gaels will open the regular season right down the road when they travel to Berkeley to face California at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 12. Saint Mary's will open its home schedule against Miami at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, November 17.
"I am really looking forward to the upcoming season," Thomas said. "We have a challenging schedule early on and I think it will prepare us for West Coast Conference action."
Saint Mary's will once again host the Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic with a strong field this year. Missouri and Alabama will open the tournament and the Gaels will host Cal State Northridge on Friday, November 24.
The Gaels play a tough non-conference schedule that also includes Oregon, San Diego State and a Texas A&M Corpus Christi Tournament.
Saint Mary's will open WCC play on Sunday, January 7 against Santa Clara at 2:05 p.m. at McKeon Pavilion.
This season the men's and women's WCC Tournament will be held in Portland, OR, and will begin on Thursday, March 1.