Sunday, 25 October 2009

Manitoba 88, Laurentian 71

From Winnipeg web site...

Manitoba 88 Laurentian 71


The Manitoba Bisons raced out to a big lead and never looked back. Manitoba defeated Laurentian 88-71 Saturday evening at the 2009 Pembina Chrysler Invitational Tournament in Winnipeg.

Manitoba led 34-18 after the opening frame and after Laurentian mounted a charge in the second half led 52-43 at halftime.

Sean Maxwell led Manitoba with a game high 29 points, including eight-three pointers. Nathan Dixon had a strong game finishing with 24 points. Dan Purvis-Collins led the Bisons with eight rebounds.

Paul Kovacs led the Voyageurs with 19 points. Manny Pasquale was next with 12 points. Georges Serresse led the team in rebounds with seven.

Manitoba continued to lead throughout the entire second half outscoring Laurentian 36-28 to secure the victory.

Manitoba and Laurentian both finish the tournament with identical 1-1 records.

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