Saturday, 6 January 2007

Sat. Jan. 6th Game Results and Reports

Article on Hamilton's Keenan Jeppesen, rumoured to returning back to Canada in time for next season. Jeppesen last played for Brown in the Ivy League (NCAA Division 1) and would be an immediate impact player for any CIS team. The article mentions that Brock, Western and the hometown Marauders are foremost in his mind as to where he will next attend school. Hamilton Spectator Article on Keenan Jeppesen

HERE'S WHY THE UVIC GAME SCHEDULE CHANGED from Friday/Saturday to Saturday/Sunday Mother Nature Not a Hoops Fan??

Results and reports will be updated as they become available

Calgary (4-8) 89, Alberta (8-4) 77 The Dinos outscored the Bears 58-38 in the second half to claim a much-needed victory and tighten things up in the Canada West Central as senior point guard Jost Feist had 17 of 19 points after the intermission. Game Report
Game Summary

OUA East
York (7-3) 76 at RMC (1-8) 57 The Paladins actually led 40-36 at halftime this afternoon but the Lions put it all together after the intermission, outscoring RMC 40-17 as Rohan Steen led Lions with 23 points and star Tut Ruach was a big part of their second half surge. Adam Aquini had 17 to lead RMC. Game Summary
Ryerson (3-7) 64 at #1 Carleton (10-0) 86: In a game that got heated at several points (see Neate Sager's accompanying blog entry - link below), the Ravens had a relatively easy time in defeating the Rams, leading 49-33 at halftime and coasting to the win as Coach Dave Smart substituted freely as 11 of the 12 players who dressed played at least 10 minutes. Oz Jeanty had 23 points and 7 rebounds and Carleton did it with only 11 minutes of work from star forward Aaron Doornekamp. Boris Bakovic led Rye with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, while last season's All-Freshman team pick Joey Imbrogno, silent for most of the first half of the season, ended with 16 points and 8 rebounds in 37 minutes. Ryerson played without 6'10" Igor Bakovic and 6'6" freshman forward Khrys Montague, both out with injuries. Ravens Rams Game Summary Our friend and fellow blogger Neate Sager has a nice recap of tonight's festivities at the Raven's Nest Neate Sager's Game Report

Toronto (4-6) 58 at #5 Ottawa (9-1) 59: In what could have been a very controversial ending, fifth-year guard Alex McLeod (pictured - it's the only size I could get :) ) scored the Gee-Gees last 5 points, the final 2 on a pair of clutch free throws with under 10 seconds to play as Ottawa ended the game on a 14-1 run in the last 5 1/2 minutes scoring the last 8 points of the game in the final minute to pull another rabbit out of the hat and stay within one game of Carleton. Unfortunately for the Blues, an awful night at the foul line was their undoing again including a missed front end of a one-and-one by Mike Williams with no time remaining on the clock, the culmination of a terrible 4-11 from the stripe (Blues were 9-31 this weekend from the line) to absorb their second straight heartbreaking loss. Williams got to the line on a controversial call at the buzzer as Blues Dwayne Grant front-rimmed a 15 footer and Williams, battling with Dax Dessureault and Gibson-Bascombe at the buzzer, drew a foul call from behind in what television replays showed was marginal at best. Down 57-45, Ottawa started their comeback when Josh Gibson-Bascombe stripped Blues Mike DeGiorgio and knocked down two free throws on what easily could have been an intentional foul. Still with 1:15 to play, Toronto led 58-51 when DeGiorgio made only 1-2 to set up a miraculous finish. First, Gibson-Bascombe made a three and was fouled, missing the ensuing free throw. However, Alex McLeod followed with another 3 when Ottawa's Curtis Shakespeare (pictured) tipped the ensuing rebound out. The Gee-Gees forced a tie up on the next Blues possession and got the ball back on the possession arrow, setting up the end-of-game dramatics when McLeod faked a three and was hit on an elbow jumper. The Blues dominated the offensive glass and shot the lights out in the first half to take the lead into halftime and then extended the lead into double digits against the listless Gee-Gees and deserved a much better fate. Sophomore Nick Magalas, quickly emerging as a go-to offensive threat off the bench for Toronto, led the way with 14 points. Ottawa/Toronto Game Summary
Laurentian (3-7) 66 at Queen's (7-3) 76: Once again led by their spectacular, versatile freshman Mitch Leger, the Gaels came back from a five point deficit with 7 minutes remaining to edge the Voyageurs. Leger scored from inside and out, finishing with 20 points on 8-10 shooting and Queen's other emerging freshman Baris Ondul, a strong, quick guard who can defend, added an efficient 18 points on 5-6 shooting including 3-4 on 3's. In a very well played game with good pace, the teams combined for only 15 turnovers. The Vees, who got a combined 1-13 from their two top players Brady Bolan and Jason Brown, got back to within 5 late and the Gaels extended to 10 at the foul line. Queen's Laurentian Game Summary

UNB (1-6) 61 at Cape Breton (5-1) 83: The Capers jumped out to an early 20 point lead and, with no single player logging more than 21 minutes as the entire bench got significant time, crushed the visiting Varsity Reds. Paul Blake had 18 for the Capers while Jarett Timmons and Phillip Nkrumah added 10 apiece.
7 PM UPEI (2-4) at #3 StFX (5-1): After carrying leads as large as 15, the X-Men held off a Panther comeback led by fifth-year stars Sherone Edwards and Doug McKinney, who scored 20 of UPEI's 32 second half points, to stay close to Cape Breton in their division. Up 40-29 at halftime, X scored the first 6 points of the second half and the route appeared to be on. However the athletic Panthers, who were sloppy during a big X run midway through the first half, made a valiant comeback that fell short. Brent McLaren also finished with 14 for UPEI including 4 of the 5 first-half 3's for the Panthers that kept them within striking distance. X got another strong offensive game from Tyler Richards who had 22 points while Garry Gallimore added 15 in the win. 6'10" center Neil McDonald added 12 points and 10 rebounds including 5 on the "o" glass but went only 1-7 from the field.
Memorial (3-4) 83 at Dalhousie (3-4) 88 IN OVERTIME The Tigers got a huge home win as 6'8" center Germain Bendegue finished with 19 points and 14 rebounds while Monte Francois also added 19. Sean Thistle had a game-high 24 points and 9 rebounds for the Seahawks who were outscored 10-5 in the extra session.

Canada West
Manitoba 56 at Winnipeg 75
UBC 76 at Simon Fraser 67
Alberta at Calgary
Lethbridge 78 at Saskatchewan 70
Trinity Western at Victoria
Brandon at Thompson Rivers
Regina at UCFV

OUA West
Western (4-5) 49 at Guelph (5-4) 56: In a defensive struggle, the Gryphs held Andrew Wedemire to only 6 points and overcame 17 Mustang offensive rebounds to move a game ahead of Western in the standings. 6'4" Borko Popic, Guelph's transfer from NCAA D1, made an immediate impact, going 6-7 from the floor including making both of his 3 point attempts en route to a game-high 14 points, while 6'4" sophomore Jay Mott (pictured) had one of his more productive games of the season with 14 as well. Western shot just 27.9% overall including 8-31 from 3 - the 'Stangs made only 9 two-point field goals all afternoon. Guelph/Western Game Summary
Windsor (7-2) 78 at Laurier (3-6) 73 in Overtime The Golden Hawks had a golden opportunity for an upset at home but let a late lead slip away as the Lancers forced overtime tied at 64. Down 12 at halftime, the Hawks rallied to take the lead late but couldn't convert on some open opportunities. 6'5" freshman Justin Golob (St. Catharines, ON) had a career-high 15 points for Laurier while veteran Kevin Kloostra led all scorers with 25 points but went only 1-6 from 3. Windsor then took over in overtime to steal a victory in Waterloo, ON.
McMaster (4-5) 85 at Brock (5-4) 77 Forward Toms Lokmanis had a follow-up tip-in to break a late game tie and then Adam Steiner followed up with another putback, which broke open a tie game in the last 2 minutes as McMaster secured a huge road victory at Bob Davis Gym in front of a capacity crowd of 1,200 fans. The game was critical for Mac and the Marauders played with desperation in the second half, especially after going into halftime down 44-39. In a foul filled game (52 total fouls), two all-conference point guards went at each other all day as Mac's 5'8" Martin Ajayi (pictured) knocked in 22 points and added 7 assists while Brock's Brad Rootes had 26 points/9 assists - both fouled out late. Badgers Chris Keith had his strongest overall game of the season with 24 points, 12 rebounds while going 5-7 for 3 and playing all 40 minutes. The Marauders shot 55% in the second half to move back into the hunt for a first round playoff bye. Mac/Brock Game Summary
Lakehead (0-10) 59 at Waterloo (5-5) 82 Michael Davis led 4 Warriors in double figures with 19 points on 8-12 shooting as Waterloo, up only 1 at halftime, broke the game open in the second half, outscoring the winless Thunderwolves 45-23.

McGill (3-2) 59 at Concordia (7-0) 67: 6'3" Dwayne Buckley (pictured) more than made up for not having brother Damian in the lineup, scoring 28 points on 10-18 shooting as the Stingers, playing their fifth game in eight days, made it a clean sweep since after Christmas with a tight win at home against McGill. The foul and turnover filled game generally lacked flow as both teams struggled offensively. The Stingers were able to put the clamps on Redmen star freshman Matt Thornhill who finished with only 6 points on 2-6 shooting. Andre Johnny and Pat Perrotte each had 12 points for Concordia while 6'8" Jamaal Gallier made an impact inside with 10 rebounds and 3 blocks. Sean Anthony led McGill will 21 while Louis-Phillippe Lagredelle added 13. The teams were tied at 27 at halftime. Damain Buckley was unavailable to Concordia for the weekend as he was informed prior to getting on the bus to Laval last night that he has some academic issues to deal with. The Stingers expect that these issues should be solved this week.

Games Available Via the Internet or other (all games Eastern time):
3 PM Western at Guelph (Rogers cable TV in London and Grand River - may be tape delayed until 8 PM)
4 PM McMaster at Brock (Mac radio) click on web cast and and Cogeco Cable TV in St. Catherines
7 PM UPEI at St.FX (St.FX video) X web cast
8 PM Toronto at Ottawa STREAMING SPORTS NETWORK: Gee-Gees Web Cast also available on Rogers Cable 22 in the Ottawa area on tape delay beginning at 10:30 PM (GAME WILL ALSO BE SHOWN ON ROGERS IN TORONTO LIVE!!)
9 PM Manitoba at Winnipeg (radio CFRW) click where appropriate
9:15 PM UBC at Simon Fraser (radio CiTR) UBC at Simon Fraser
11 PM Trinity Western at UVic (UVic radio) TWU vs. UVic

1 comment:

sager said...

Sounds like a crazy game at Montpetit.