Bourque brilliant as Redmen hoopsters bite Lions

Francois Bourque (#22)

Box Score

ST. CATHARINES, Ont — Francois Bourque of Terrebonne, Que., led all scorers with 22 points as McGill defeated the York Lions 83-60 in men’s preseason basketball during the second day of the RBC Classic tournament at Brock University, Saturday afternoon.

The Redmen led 20-8 after the opening quarter, 41-31 at the half and 61-42 after three. They shot an impressive 54 per cent from the field (34/63), 33.3 from three-point range (4/12) and 68.8 from the line (11/16). York, who were out-rebounded 38-20, shot 33.3, 17.4 and 78.3, respectively.

Bourque, an economics sophomore, connected on 10 of 16 attempts from the field and went 2-for-4 from the foul-line in 29 minutes of court time.

Freshman Jawara Pedican of Vaughn, Ont., and Regis Ivaniukas, a sophomore from Oakville, Ont., added 12 and 10 points, respectively, for the Redmen, while teammate Dele Ogundokun was also impressive with nine points and nine assists.

Nick Tufegdzich picked up 14 points for York, while his Lions teammate Denmark McDonald had 9 points.

York (1-1) plays UQAM (1-1) on Sunday at 3:15 p.m., while McGill (1-1) meets Ryerson (2-0) at 10 a.m.

Day One Results RBC Classic

York 86, Regina 84
Windsor 80, McGill 74
Ryerson 90, UQAM 62
Fraser Valley 104, Brock 93
Day Two Results RBC Classic
McGill 83, York 60
Windsor 84, Regina 56
Ryerson 82, Fraser Valley 66
Brock 85, UQAM 61
Day Three Schedule RBC Classic
10:00 am – McGill vs. Ryerson
11:45 am – Windsor vs. Fraser Valley
1:30 pm – Brock vs. Regina
3:15 pm – UQAM vs. York

Ryne Bondy
McGill Sports Info Office