MBB: CAPERS win 4-point game 81-77

MBB: CAPERS win 4-point game 81-77

CBU 81 MUN 77

 

Sydney, NS – The CAPERS defeated the Memorial Seahawks 81-77 to earn a big 4 point win on Saturday night at the Sullivan Fieldhouse.  The CAPERS battled all night using a 7-man rotation that saw them finally take the lead with 3 minutes left in the game. Eugene Kankue (Ottawa, ON) had a huge steal and a block that rallied the CAPERS in the 4thquarter as they outscored Memorial 25-77 in the final period. The CAPERS were led by Osman Omar (Mississauga, ON) with 26 points and 4 assists and also received 16 points and 14 rebounds from Paul Watson (Mississauga, ON). Kankue finished with 13 points and 5 steals. The Seahawks were led by Emmanuel Ring with 24 points and 12 rebounds in a losing cause.   

 

Turning point – Eugene Kankue had a steal and a block that led to 4 points in the final 2 minutes of the game that powered the CAPERS to the win. 

 

Individual Leaders

  • The CAPERS Omar led all players with 26 pts
  • Watson led the game with 14 rebounds
  • MUN's Jason Thompson had a game-high 7 assists
  • CBU's Kankue led the game with 5 steals.

 

 

News & Notes

 

The Subway Player of the Game was Osman Omar of the CAPERS.

 

The CAPERS move to 2-4 on the season.

 

The Seahawks drop to 2-4 on the season.

 

 

Up Next

 

The CAPERS next host the Memorial Seahawks on Sunday, November 24that 2 pm in the back end of the weekend set.