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WolfPack men's basketball drop eight point decision at Fraser Valley

Volodymyr Legorov.
Image Credit: Dan Kinvig
January 28, 2017 - 9:56 AM

ABBOTSFORD—The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack gave up 21 points in the third quarter and wound up losing 80-72 to the host University of Fraser Valley Cascades Friday night (Jan 27) in Canada West men’s basketball action.

The game was played in Abbotsford, BC.

SYNOPSIS
The Pack were outscored 42-30 in the second half.  Fraser Valley’s entire starting five wound up in double figures led by Anthony Gilchrest, Mark Johnson and Manny Dulay with 13 points apiece.
TRU’s main weapon was Joe Davis (2nd year, forward, Kamloops, BC) who had 25 pounds and 12 rebounds in 38 minutes of playing time.

KEY STATS:
THOMPSON RIVERS
Joe Davis: 25 points, 12 rebounds (9 on defense) in 38 minutes
Volodymyr Iegorov: 21points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds in 36 minutes
Luke Morris: 11 points, 6 rebounds  in 40 minutes
FRASER VALLEY:
Anthony Gilchrest: 13 points, 7 rebounds (all on defence) in 25 minutes
Manny Dulay: 13 points, 5 rebounds (all on defense) in 36 minutes
Mark Johnson: 13 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds (5 on defense) in 28 minutes
Navjot Bains: 12 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds in 31 minutes
Vijay Dhillon: 10 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds in 32 minutes

SCORE BY PERIODS:

TRU:                             17  25  16   14     72
FRASER VALLEY:         15  22  21   22     80
TURNOVERS:
TRU: 20    UFV: 15
STEALS:
UFV : 16      TRU: 5

RECORDS:

TRU       7-8                FRASER VALLEY  7-8
QUOTES:
TRU  head coach Scott Clark:
On the Contest:
“We turned over the ball 16 times in the second half. We have to be tougher with the basketball if we want to hang on.”

UP NEXT:

The WolfPack and Cascades will wind up their weekend series Saturday (Jan 28). Next weekend, Thompson Rivers will be at home to the University of Calgary Dinos while Fraser Valley will entertain the University of Victoria Vikes.

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