Friday, 30 October 2009

Ottawa 93, Prokom 69

The Gee-Gees jumped out to an 18 point halftime lead and coasted to an easy win over Prokom Development Team from Poland. Prokom's senior advisor is Renato DiPasquale, who was a consultant to the Canadian National team this past summer. 6'4" Josh Gibson-Bascombe scored 20 points and 6'1" Max Clarkson added 19 in the win. Ottawa's Sunday afternoon game at Clarkson College in Potsdam, New York has been cancelled due to the numerous cases of influenza that Gee-Gees players have been suffering throughout the week... The Nation's Capital other program, Carleton Ravens, in South Orange, New Jersey tonight to face Big East conference member Seton Hall Pirates, are also dealing with the flu that has brought some anxiety to the Capital Region and will be without 5'11" Mike Kenny, 6'7" freshman Tyson Hinz and 6'3" Luke Chapman, for tonight's game, all suffering flu-related ailments. As well, 6'0" Willy Manigat, who has assumed the starting point guard position, is questionable for tonight's game, also with flu-like symptoms. Click here for LIVE! webcast of tonight's Carleton/Seton Hall game

Also, Streaming Sports Network (SSN Canada) will webcast tonight's Alberta/Lethbridge game beginning at 8 PM Mountain time.

Gunning to be go-to guy...Younger Bekkering looks to take reins for Dinos as fan-favourite brother moves on

There's no doubt two Bekkerings is better than one.

But with high-flying Henry Bekkering graduating from the university hoops circuit, his younger brother Ross is ready for his turn as the go-to guy for the Calgary Dinos men's basketball squad.

"Guys are going to have to step up with Henry gone and I definitely feel I need to raise my game to the next level if we're going to take the next step as a team," he said.

"But we have so many threats on our team, so many big players, that it makes that job that much easier.

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