Rams batter Redmen in RBC Classic finale

Redmen basketball Nov 21, 2013

Box Score

ST. CATHERINES.— Adike Peter-McNeilly scored a game-high 20 points as the Ryerson Rams beat McGill 69-64 to finish second at the 2014 RBC Classic preseason basketball tournament at Bob Davies Gymnasium, Sunday. Ryerson swept all three games, including a 90-62 decision over UQAM on Friday and a 82-66 win over UFV, Saturday.

McGill, whose lone victory was a commanding 83-60 decision over york on Saturday, finished in fifth place with a 1-2 record.

The Redmen struggled offensively in their final matchup, shooting 35.4 per cent from the field, including a 5-for-19 performance from beyond the arc. 

Dele Ogundokun, a sophomore from Hamilton, Ont., led McGill in scoring with 15 points. He shot 5-for-11 from the floor, draining three from downtown. The economics and accounting major was also named to the second team all-star squad tallying 45 points and 15 assists over the weekend.

Teammate Michael Peterkin, a fellow sophomore from Toronto, Ont., was the only other Redmen player to reach double figures against Ryerson. He tallied 12 points, shooting 3-for-6 from the field, including one trey and a 5-for-5 performance from the line. 

Peter-McNeilly was one of three Rams to reach double figures in scoring, He was joined by seniors Jahmal Jones (16) and Jordon Gauthier (11).

Ryerson led 17-11 after the opening quarter and took a 33-24 lead into halftime. The Rams never faltered, outscoring McGill 20-18 in the third frame, giving them enough to hang on for a five point victory.

The Redmen find themselves 4-5 in preseason play and will now begin to prepare for their RSEQ regular season slate which starts at home Nov.8 against Bishop’s.

Windsor Lancers Crowned RBC Champions

(Win by point differential over Ryerson)
Final RBC Classic Standings
Windsor (3-0)
Ryerson (3-0)
Brock (2-1)
York (2-1)
McGill (1-2)
Fraser Valley (1-2)
UQAM (0-3)
Regina (0-3)
2014 RBC Classic All-Star Team
1st Team All-Star
Adika Peter-McNeilly (Ryerson)
Rotimi Osuntola Jr. (Windsor)
Matt Marshall (Brock)
Nick Tufegdzich (York)
Kadeem Willis (UFV)
Second Team
Alex Igual (Regina)
Alexandre Bernard (UQAM)
Mitch Farrell (Windsor)
Jahmal Jones (Ryerson)
Tournament Co-MVP – Adika Peter-McNeilly (Ryerson) & Rotimi Osuntola Jr. (Windsor)
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, UFV 66
Brock 85, UQAM 61
Day Three Results RBC Classic
Ryerson 69, McGill 64
Windsor 95, UFV 51
Brock 76, Regina 74
York 77, UQAM 72