4th Quarter Blitz Buries Norwegians
Canada opened their ‘University Games’ competition with a solid 85 – 54 trouncing of Norway on Sunday in Taipei City. Led by guard, Kaza Kajami-Keane (Carleton), who tallied 22 pts/ 6 rebs/ 8 assists, as Canada never trailed. Their 26-9 blitz in the final 10 minutes confirmed their domination in this tip-off match.
Big Erik Nissen (Acadia) was a force on the boards, with 10 rebounds, while the UBC pair of Conor Morgan (16 pts/6 rebs/4 assts) and Jordan Jensen -Whyte (13 pts/5 rebs) played major roles in the Canadian attack.
Coach Kevin Hanson distributed minutes through his whole 11 man line-up, with Jean Emmanuel Pierre-Charles (Ottawa) not playing, due to injury. Canada’s next test will be Monday vs Finland. The Finns were 93-45 winners over Japan in their 1st game today. Box Score
U-Sports vs NCAA scores –
Notre Dame College (Div 2-Ohio) 97 at Toronto 70
Canisius Coll. (Div 1 -NY) 87 at Queens 71
Nevada-Reno (Div 1) 77 UBC 58 in Costa Rica
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