Score: Cape Breton University 74 UQAM 70
Records: CBU 1-0 , UQAM 0-1
Location: Sullivan Fieldhouse, Sydney, NS
Sydney, NS – The Cape Breton University CAPERS won their opening game of the Protocase Debbie Ruiz Memorial Tournament on Friday night. The CAPERS beat UQAM 74-70. The CAPERS were led by Hannah Brown (North Sydney, NS) with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Veronique had a game-high 27 points in a losing cause.
Turning Point: The CAPERS outscored the Citadens 17-9 in the third quarter to take the lead and held on for the victory.
* UQAM's Boivin led all scorers with 27 points
* Citadens Inga Aleksaite led all players with 14 rebounds
* CBU's Toni Bianchini (Groves Point, NS) led all players with 6 assists
* Brown was awarded the Protocase Player of the Game for his efforts
News and Notes
- The CAPERS move to 1-0-0 for the tournament
- The Citadens fall to 0-1-0 for the weekend
The CAPERS will next play the Nipissing Lakers on Saturday at 7 pm and the X-Women will play the University of Quebec de Montreal at 5 pm.