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Nov. 6, 2017

MORAGA, Calif. - The excitement for opening night of the No. 22 ranked Saint Mary's men's basketball season continues to build with a tip-off tailgate ready to go for Saturday. Tip-Off Tailgate No. 2 is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 prior to the Gaels' season opener against Saint Francis. The tailgate begins at 2:30 p.m. with the game starting at 5 p.m.

To purchase tickets for Opening Night, visit the Saint Mary's Athletic Ticket Office or click HERE to purchase on-line.

The Tip-Off Tailgate includes a barbeque, beer garden, DJ and games. The tailgate will run from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. outside the front of McKeon Pavilion.

Fans can purchase a BBQ ticket in advance for $15 by clicking HERE, or for $20 on the day of the game. The beer garden will feature beers from Hop Valley, Peroni and Saint Archer. Entrance to the beer garden is free for patrons over the age of 21 with a valid ID. Drink tickets can be purchased on site, at the entrance to the beer garden.

The Gaels have been picked in several preseason publications as a top-25 team, and last week were picked as the preseason favorites in the West Coast Conference.

Single game tickets are on sale now for the Saint Francis game, along with the WCC-Pack, which includes the home opener as a bonus game.

  • For WCC-Pack information click on the following link HERE
  • Full season tickets remain on sale, with limited seats available in all reserved sections. Click on the following link HERE for more information 



For additional ticket info or questions, click on the ticket link, call 925-631-GoTx or email

#GaelsRise - It's time to pack McKeon Pavilion and watch the Saint Mary's basketball team rise to the SMC Ticket Office today at 925-631-4689 or click the ticket link above to get your seats now...Saint Mary's Basketball...#GaelsRise

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