Six players scored in double figures as the Waterloo Warriors led from start to finish to defeat the Western Mustangs 93-72.
The Mustangs were unable to find the basket in the opening period as Waterloo opened the game with a 19-1 run. Western shot 10% in the quarter and Waterloo maintained control of the ball with no turnovers.
In the second quarter, Western recovered to play even, but were not able to put much dent in the lead. At half time, Waterloo was leading 44-29.
Waterloo put on a shooting display in the third quarter, putting up 30 points on 67% shooting including 6 of 9 from the three point line. After three, the Warriors were up 27 points.
For the game, Waterloo shot 49% compared to 38% for Western. Waterloo also had the rebounding edge 45-33.
The six Warriors hitting for double figures were led by Cam McIntyre with 18 points. Brendan Smith put up a career high 16 points. Alan Goodhoofd and Tim Rossy contributed 15 each, with Wayne Bridge adding 14
and Jordan Hannah hitting for 13 points. Alan Goodhoofd also grabbed 13 rebounds.
For Western, Marcus Barnett led the team with 18 points, including 5 of 6 from the three point line.
With the game results, Waterloo and Western are tied for sixth place in the OUA West with 7-9 records.
Next game for Waterloo is Friday, February 4 when the Warriors host the Lakehead Thunderwolves. Game time is 8:00pm at the PAC.