MORAGA, Calif. -- Saint Mary's men's basketball coach Randy Bennett is inviting fans to come out to McKeon Pavilion to watch the Gaels prepare for their upcoming summer tour of Australia.
A special open practice session will be conducted on Thursday, August 1 at 6 p.m. Admission and parking is free. After the conclusion of practice, players and coaches will be available for photos and autographs.
In addition, Gameday Souvenirs will have a selection of Gaels-related merchandise and apparel available for sale. And, ticket information for each of SMC's three fall sports and the upcoming basketball season will be available. Representatives from the athletic ticket office will be available to assist with ticket-related questions.
After it conducts a limited number of practice sessions in preparation for the tour, the team departs for Australia on Wednesday, August 7. Coverage of the tour will be provided on SMCGaels.com as well as through the athletic department's Facebook, Twitter and Instragram accounts.