Markkanen gets fouled. At the media timeout, Saint Mary's leads 8-4 with 15:59 left in the first half.
Landale with the jumper against Ristic.
Ristic with the quick feet down low against Landale for the bucket.
Landale layup. SMC leads 6-2
Ristic working down low on Landale, but can't make anything happen. Saint Mary's ball.
Trier just stepped out of bounds. Hmm.
Kadeem with the floater to tie this at 2
Saint Mary's draws first blood. Gaels lead 2-0
The game hasn't even started yet and Miller is just as fired up as ever, yelling and screaming. Know what that means? It's March!
Hello, CBS? Yeah, it's 5:17. Game time.
Five minutes until tipoff. Or so they say.