Mount Saint Mary Knights top Saints in mens basketball Season Opener, 61-47
Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 1:07 am

The St. Lawrence University men's basketball team fell to Mount Saint Mary College by the score of 61-47 in its season opener at the Chuck Resler Tournament in Rochester on Friday. Senior Kyle Miller had a game-high 19 points, including 4-of-7 from behind the three-point line, while junior Payton Stahler had a game-high ten rebounds, seven points and two steals.

Mount Saint Mary, which held a 33-23 advantage at the half, was led by juniors Donte Howell and Joe Stabach who combined for 33 points.The St. Lawrence University men's basketball team fell to Mount Saint Mary College by the score of 61-47 in its season opener at the Chuck Resler Tournament in Rochester on Friday. Senior Kyle Miller had a game-high 19 points, including 4-of-7 from behindThe St. Lawrence University men's basketball team fell to Mount Saint Mary College by the score of 61-47 in its season opener at the Chuck Resler Tournament in Rochester on Friday. Senior Kyle Miller had a game-high 19 points, including 4-of-7 from behind

The Saints cut the deficit to eight points (55-47) with under 3:00 left in regulation when Miller made three free throws after being fouled on a three-pointer attempt. However, the Knights made two free throws and a pair of layups down the stretch for the 61-47 win.

St. Lawrence will look to rebound from today's loss when it takes on the non-advancer from this evening's other first round game between US Merchant Marine Academy and the University of Rochester. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:00pm in Rochester, NY.