Posted on: January 11, 2019
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen have become masters of scoring over 100 points in a Canada West men’s basketball game this year. The Wesmen hit the century mark for a sixth straight time and needed an extra period to down the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack 100-94.
The WolfPack led 42-40 at the half and had 30 points out of fifth year forward Derek Rhodes.
The Wesmen, now 11-4 on the year got 31 points from Adam Benrabah.
TRU falls to 5-8 on the year.
The WolfPack led 25-17 after the first quarter. But were outscored 43-41 in the second quarter. They turned over the ball 13 times to Winnipeg’s 12.
Scores by Quarter:
TRU : 25 17 17 24 11 —94
WINNIPEG: 17 23 24 19 17 –100
Derek Rhodes (5th year, forward, Antioch, CA):30 points, 4 defensive rebounds 41 mins
Mike Rouault (4th year, guard, Vernon, BC) 17 points, 9 rebounds (7 def), 2 blocks 42 mins
Anton Bilous (4th year, guard, Cherkassy, Ukraine): 18 points, 7 rebounds (6 def) 19 min
Tyus DeVries (2nd year, guard, Chilliwack, BC): 14 points, 4 rebounds 35 mins
Narcisse Ambanza: 22 points, 7 rebounds (4 def) 43 mins
Adam Benrabah: 31 points, 5 rebounds (3 def) 39 mins
Billy Yaworsky:v 16 points, 8 rebounds (2 def) 24 mins
Sean Tarver: 16 points, 11 rebouncs (8 def) 41 mins
TRU: 5-8 WINNIPEG: 11-4
THEY SAID IT! (post game quotes):
TRU head coach Scott Clark:
On the Contest:
The Wesmen and WolfPack will go at it again tomorrow (Saturday, Jan 12). Next weekend , the WolfPack will have their first home game of 2019 when they entertain the University of Regina Cougars at the Tournament Capital Centre. All of the above games can been seen on a pay per view basis on www.CanadaWesttv.