Saint Mary’s 86, Albertson 42

Clint Steindl scored 20 points to lead Saint Mary’s past College

of Idaho 86-42 Friday night.

It was the season opener for Saint Mary’s, which reached the

Sweet 16 in last season’s NCAA tournament. Kenton Walker scored 14

points, Rob Jones 11 and Mitchell Young 10 for the Gaels, who used

a 26-4 first-half run to lead 41-19 at the break.

Kelly McCarty led the Coyotes with 14 points and Matt Ballenger

had 10. The College of Idaho is a member of NAIA.