Name: Osman Omar
University: Cape Breton University
Sport: Men's Basketball
Hometown: Mississauga, ON
2nd-Year Guard Osman Omar has been named the Steel City Sports Bar & Steakhouse Athlete of the Week for the week ending February 17th. The BACS student was part of an impressive weekend sweep for the CAPERS who earned a pair of victories over the ST. Francis Xavier X-Men. The two wins have put the CAPERS back into the AUS playoffs after a 2-year absence. On Thursday night in Sydney, Omar put up 27 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 4 assists as the CAPERS clinched their playoff spot with a 78-73 victory over the Antigonish school. He was named the Subway Player of the Game for his efforts. On Saturday night, THe CAPERS travelled to St.FX and again beat the X-Men 104-99 to sweep the weekend series. Omar again had 27 points, 6 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals.
The CAPERS final game of the season is Friday, February 22nd at the Sullivan Fieldhouse. This is the annual Senior game as the CAPERS recognize the graduating varsity players. The women tip-off at 6 pm, followed by the men at 8 pm.