Saturday, 9 February 2008

OUA East: Rye, York Clinch Playoff spots

Carleton 76, Queen's 63 The Ravens Big 3 of 6'7" Aaron Doornekamp (16 points, 6 rebounds), 6'4" Ryan Bell (15 points, 7 rebounds 3-6 3's) and 6'3" Stu Turnbull (16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists) led the way, especially during a 28 point third quarter to lead the Ravens to within one game of a perfect regular season. 6'2" Baris Ondul, who has fought injuries for much of the year, had a team-high 17 for the Gaels.

Ryerson 89, York 80 6'7" Boris Bakovic had 29 points and 12 rebounds while 6'11" brother Igor Bakovic had his second consecutive effective game with 16 points and 13 rebounds. 6'3" Tut Ruach had another 30+ point game with 31 for York while 6'10" Stefan Haynes continued his solid play with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks while fellow forward 6'7" Matt Terejko added 12 points and 7 rebounds. With Laurentian's loss to Toronto, both Ryerson and York had clinched playoff spots. York can still finish ahead of Ryerson with a win over Laurentian and two wins by U of T over Ryerson.

Toronto 94, Laurentian 71 6'2" Rob Paris had 19 of his game-high 23 points in the first-half points to lead the Blues over the Vees, who were eliminated from the playoffs with the loss. Toronto had 5 players in double figures including 6'2" Nick Magalas with 17, 6'6" Ahmed Nazmi 15, 6'7" Nick Snow 14. 6'3" Paul Kovacs led Laurentian with 17 while Mike Raskavicius had 12 pts. 4 3's.

Ottawa 93, RMC 46 The Gee-Gees clinched third place with an easy win against the Paladins, holding them to 12 first-half points.

Carleton 21-0
Ottawa 16-5
Toronto 15-5
Queen's 13-8
Ryerson 7-13
York 6-15
Laurentian 4-17
RMC 0-21

Note: Toronto owns the tie-breaker with Ottawa; Toronto has 2 games remaining, both against Ryerson while Ottawa meets Carleton next Saturday. York owns the tie-breaker against Ryerson and can still finish fifth with a win over Laurentian at home and then two Ryerson losses to Toronto.

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