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Bisons hand WolfPack men's basketball third loss of the year

WINNIPEG, MB - MBB vs Thomson River Wolf Pack November 11: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Image Credit: Bison Sports
November 12, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Winnipeg, MB —The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team is still looking for their first victory of the young Canada West season. The WolfPack kicked off their first road trip of the year falling to the Manitoba Bisons 90-68 Friday night (Nov 11) in Winnipeg.

SYNOPSIS

The WolfPack led by five 20-15 after the first quarter and were down 38-36 at the half.  They were outscored 28-8 in the fourth quarter.  Manitoba moved to 2-1 on the year while the ‘Pack are winless in three.  TRU was led by Luke Morris (4th year, forward, Mission, BC) who had 19 points.   Manitoba had five players in double figures led by Keith Omoerah who had 20 points, five rebounds and four assists.

KEY STATS:

THOMPSON RIVERS
Luke Morris: 19 points, 3 rebounds (two on defensive), 1 steal in 28 minutes
Volodymyr Iegorov: 18 points 6 rebounds (all defensive), 2 blocks, 2 assists,  1 steal 28 minutes

MANITOBA:
Keith Omoerach: 20 points, 5 rebounds (all defensive), 4 assists, 3 steals, 32 minutes
AJ Basi: 15 points, 4 rebounds (all defensive) 1 steal 35 minutes
Justus Alleyn: 14 points, 3 rebounds (2 defensive) 4 assists, 31 minutes
Ilarion Bonhone: 11 points 2 steals 23 minutes.
James Wagner : 10 points  15 minutes.

RECORDS:

Manitoba   2-1  TRU 0-3

“We really didn’t respond to their increased defensive pressure in the fourth quarter,” TRU head coach Scott Clark says.

UP NEXT:

The  WolfPack  and  Bisons Thunderbirds will wind up their weekend series Saturday (Nov12). Next weekend, Thompson Rivers will pay a visit to Edmonton, Alberta for two games against the Golden Bears.

Their next home game will be Friday, November 25th on the Warner Rentals Court at the Tournament Capital Centre. Tip off will be 8 pm against the UBCO Heat. The pre-game show will be on the air around 7:45 pm.

It will be their last home stand before the Christmas break.

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