OUA roundup: Badgers, Gryphons knock off nationally ranked teams
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - The Brock Badgers men's basketball team
(6-8) knocked off the No. 8 nationally-ranked Windsor Lancers
(10-4) by the score of 80-79 at the Bob Davis Gymnasium Saturday
With Windsor leading 79-77, Brock rookie standout Clinton Springer-Williams (London, Ont.) hit a clutch three-pointer with 2.8 seconds left in regulation to secure the victory.
Brock had three players in double figures led by Springer Williams who finished with 20 points and nine rebounds. Senior Mike Cruickshank (Toronto) contributed with 17 points, four rebounds and four assists while sophomore Didi Mukendi (St. Catharines, Ont.) added 14 points and five assists in the victory.
Leading the Lancers was Isaac Kuon who led all scorers with a game-high 25 points. Also in double digits were Matt Handsor with 13 points and Nigel Johnson-Tyghter, Justin Wiltshire and Andre Smyth who all registered 10 points each.
The Badgers shot a season high 51.5 percent (34-of-66) from the field including 47.4 (9-of-19) from beyond the arc. Windsor shot 46 percent (29-of-63).
GUELPH 69, LAKEHEAD 62, OT
At Lakehead, the Guelph Gryphons (5-9) earned their biggest win of the season, defeating the No. 7 Thunderwolves (11-3) on the road in overtime 69-62.
Dan McCarthy (Guelph, Ont.) led the Gryphons with a game-high 26 points, while teammate Jay Mott (Burlington, Ont.) contributed a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Jamie Searle (Belleville, Ont.) scored 26 points for the Thunderwolves in a losing effort, while Yoosrie Salhia (Toronto) grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds.
CARLETON 95, RMC 44
At Carleton, the No. 2 Ravens (13-1) downed the RMC Paladins 95-44.
Carleton's Aaron Chapman (Bloomfield, Ont.) scored a game-high 23 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Teammates Anthony Ashe (Stittsville, Ont.) and Willy Manigat (Montreal) contributed 15 and 10 points respectively.
Simon Bakin led RMC with 15 points. The Paladins (0-15) have lost 15 straight games.
OTTAWA 81, QUEEN'S 69
At Ottawa, the No. 6 Gee-Gees (12-2) defeated the Queen's Gaels 81-69.
Josh Gibson-Bascombe scored a game-high 28 points for the Gee-Gees. Teammate Donnie Gibson also contributed 18 points.
Mitch Leger (Kingston, Ont.) of Queen's scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for a double-double. The Gaels (7-8) dropped to under .500 for the season.
MCMASTER 93, WESTERN 64
At McMaster, Keenan Jeppesen (Stoney Creek, Ont.) and Cameron Michaud (Grimsby, Ont.) each recorded double-doubles to lead the Marauders (8-6) to a 93-64 win over the Western Mustangs (7-7).
Jeppesen scored 22 points and added 11 rebounds, while Michaud equalled his teammate in boards and contributed 14 points.
Ryan Barbeau (Belleville, Ont.) led the Mustangs with a game-high 24 points.
LAURIER 73, WATERLOO 57
At Wilfrid Laurier, the Golden Hawks (6-8) took the Battle of Waterloo with a 73-57 win over the cross-town rival Warriors (8-6).
Jesse MacDonald (Brantford, Ont.) led the Golden Hawks with 21 points, while teammate Maxwell Allin (Chatham, Ont.) added 18 points and 13 boards for a double-double.
Cam McIntyre (Kitchener, Ont.) scored 22 points for the Warriors in a losing effort.
TORONTO 87, YORK 84
At York, the Varsity Blues (7-7) took the Battle of Toronto 87-84 over their cross-town rival Lions.
Rob Paris (St. Catharines, Ont.) stole the show for the Varsity Blues, scoring 46 points, including 56 percent shooting from the field (14-of-24) and three-point range (7-of-12).
York's Ostap Choliy (Oakville, Ont.) scored 30 points for the struggling Lions (2-12).
RYERSON 107, LAURENTIAN 104, OT
At Laurentian, the Ryerson Rams (6-8) picked up an overtime victory over the host Voyageurs (5-9).
Boris Bakovic (Toronto) led the Rams with a game-high 44 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double.
Manny Pasquale (Victoria) and Matas Tirilis (Mississauga, Ont.) scored 25 and 24 points, respectively, for the Voyageurs.
Source: Brock Badgers with files from OUA Communications