MBB: CAPERS win second in a row to finish first half on a winning note

MBB: CAPERS win second in a row to finish first half on a winning note

CBU 81 MUN 77

 

Sydney, NS – The CAPERS won their 2ndstraight game with an 81-77 win over the Memorial Seahawks afternoon at the Sullivan Fieldhouse. The CAPERS used a big 3rdquarter to get back into the game and then made some clutch plays down the stretch to come away with the victory. The CAPERS erased a halftime deficit with a 30-18 third quarter. The CAPERS were led in scoring by Osman Omar (Mississauga, ON) with 22 points and 5 assists. The CAPERS also received double-digit performances by Jason Callaghan (Syndey, NS) 13 points, Eugene Kankue (Ottawa, ON) 11 points and Ibrahim Gosselin-Diawara (Longueuil, QC) 10 points. Emmanuel Ring of the Seahawks had an outstanding game with 37 points and 12 rebounds in a losing cause.  

 

Turning point – The Seahawks tied the game with 13 seconds left but Omar held for last possession and scored on a drive with 3 seconds left to give the CAPERS a 2 point lead. Gosselin-Diawara made a defensive stop on the last possession to preserve the win. 

 

Individual Leaders

  • The Seahawks Ring led all players with 37 pts
  • Ring also led the game with 12 rebounds
  • MUN's Jason Thompson had a game-high 7 assists
  • CBU's Kankue had 3 steals

 

 

News & Notes

 

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

 

The CAPERS move to 3-4 on the season.

 

The Seahawks drop to 2-5 on the season.

 

 

Up Next

 

The CAPERS and Seahawks both break for Exams and the holiday season. The CAPERS next game is Saturday, January 5that UPEI. Tip-off is at 8 pm.