Huskies Offense Clicks into Gear Sunday –
At the UBC-O Heat Tournament – Saskatchewan 89 MacEwan 70- The Huskies find their offensive rhythm against a competitive Mac team, which had won 2 straight to start proceedings in Kelowna. U of S returns home next week for their own Tournament (Calgary, Algoma, Red Deer College).
at UBC 101 Lethbridge 73 – The T-Birds record a 2nd thorough beating of the touring Pronghorns, as their offence rolls freely. The ‘Birds hit 49% from he floor vs 36% for the ‘Horns, and the home team claims 47 rebounds against 34 for U of L. 25 turnovers by the visitors gave UBC more offensive chances. Big Luka Zaharijevic counted 24 points/ 8 rebounds inside, while Conor Morgan scored 21 points / 8 boards. Lethbridge got 19 points/ 8 rebounds from British import, Elliott Sentance. Box Score
Brandon 69 at Valley City St. (ND) 67 – In their 3rd game in 3 nights, with last 2 on the road, Coach Gil Cheung’s Bobcats get win #1 of their busy pre-season.
In the East –
at the Carleton Ravens Tournament in Ottawa – Carleton 80 Western Ontario 59 – The Ravens go 3-0 in their House Laughton Invitational. We are always surprised when a team can come within 20 points! Victoria 70 Laval 61 – This is a good road in for the Vikes, who have found a bit of a groove defensively. Laval is considered a contender in the Quebec League this season, and UVic wins 2 straight to finish the Carleton Tournament.
at the Queen’s Golden Gaels Tournament in Kingston – Alberta 90 Memorial 64 – The Golden Bears win 2 straight in Kingston, with a big margin over an out-matched Sea Hawks team. UBC transfer, Geoff Pippus scores 16 on 6/9 FG shooting, going 4/4 from 3 point range. Rookie, Andre Kelly continues to impress with 15 points/ 4 rebs off the bench. Bears hit 15/32 from outside. Ottawa 64 Queens 60 – The Gaels use home court to push the visiting Gee-Gees to the brink. Ottawa wins the Tournament with a 3-0 record. Box Score
Ottawa 64 Queens 60 – The Gaels use home court to push the visiting Gee-Gees to the brink. Ottawa wins the Tournament with a 3-0 record.
at the Mickey Place Tourn. in Charlottetown –Dalhousie 70 Concordia 69 – The Tigers continue to look like a favourite in the Atlantic, as they edge a strong Concordia team. The Stingers give notice that they will contend in the Q. also UPEI 87 Maine – Ft. Kent 78
In other games in Ontario –Toronto 82 Carrloll U. (Illinois) 74, Ryerson 98 Ashland U.(Ohio) 76