WolfPack men’s basketball split weekend series at Mount Royal

  Posted on: November 25, 2017

Joe Davis defends (Cary Mellon photo)

It was a .500 weekend for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team. The WolfPack split their Canada West series at the Kenyon court at Mount Royal University in Calgary.

On Saturday (Nov 25), the ‘Pack edged out the Mount Royal Cougars 65-61 for their third win of the regular season. The Cougars fall to 5-5 on the year.

SYNOPSIS

Thompson Rivers had a slim one point lead (18-17). They limited the Cougars to only nine points in the second quarter and eight points in the third.

TRU got 16 points out of Joe Davis (3rd year, forward, Kamloops, BC). He added 14 rebounds.

Luke Morris (5th year, forward, Mission, BC) had 15 points and 12 rebounds (all on defense) while Mike Rouault (3rd year, guard, Vernon, BC) added 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Nick Tancon had 13 points for Mount Royal.

KEY STATS:

THOMPSON RIVERS
Joe Davis: 16 points, 14 rebounds (12 on def), 2 assists : 31 min
Luke Morris: 15 points, 12 rebounds (all on def), 2 blocks, 2 assists: 35 min
Michael Rouault: 14 points, 11 rebounds (9 on def), 1 steal, 1 assist: 38 min

Mount Royal:

Nick Tancon: 13 points, 7 rebounds (4 on off) :17 min
Charn Gill: 11 points, 3 rebounds (all on def), 1 assist: 25 min
Noah Lewis: 11 points, 6 rebounds (4 def): 36 min
Josh Ross: 10 points, 9 rebounds (6 def), 2 assists: 33 min

SCORE BY PERIODS:

TRU: 18 13 14 20 –65
Mount Royal: 17 9 8 26 –61

TURNOVERS:

TRU: 13 Mount Royal: 10

RECORDS:

TRU 3-7 Mount Royal: 5-5

UP NEXT:

The WolfPack return home to entertain the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves Friday and Saturday (Dec 1-2) on the Warner Rentals Court at the Tournament Capital Centre. Those are the final games before the Christmas break.
The above games are available to watch on a pay-per-view basis by logging onto www.canadawest.tv.com

     

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