Rams better Redmen in RBC Classic

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Redmen basketball Nov 21, 2013


Box Score

ST. CATHERINES.— Adike Peter-McNeilly scored a game-high 20 points as the Ryerson Rams defeated McGill 69-64 to finish second at the eight-tam RBC Classic preseason men’s basketball tournament at Brock University’s Bob Davies Gymnasium, Sunday.

Ryerson swept all three games, including a 90-62 decision over UQAM on Friday and a 82-66 win over Fraser Valley, Saturday.

McGill, whose lone tourney victory was a commanding 83-60 decision over York on Saturday, finished in fifth place with a 1-2 record. The Redmen opened with an 80-74 loss to Windsor on Friday.

McGill 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-tournament squad, tallying 45 points and 15 assists over the weekend.

Teammate Michael Peterkin, a fellow sophomore from Toronto, 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 finished their preseason schedule with a 4-9 record, including 4-5 against CIS teams. They will now begin to prepare for their RSEQ regular season slate which starts at home Nov.8 against Bishop’s.

Final RBC Classic Standings
 

1. Windsor (3-0)
2. Ryerson (3-0)
3. Brock (2-1)
4. York (2-1)
5. McGill (1-2)
6. Fraser Valley (1-2)
7. UQAM (0-3)
8. Regina (0-3)
 
2014 RBC Classic All-Tournament Team
1st Team
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-MVPs – Adika Peter-McNeilly (Ryerson) & Rotimi Osuntola Jr. (Windsor)
Tournament ChampionsWindsor Lancers (by point differential over Ryerson)
 

2014 Brock RBC Classic Tournament Results

Friday, Oct. 24

York 86, Regina 84
Ryerson 90, UQAM 62
Fraser Valley 104, Brock 93
 
Saturday, Oct. 25
Windsor 84, Regina 56
Ryerson 82, UFV 66
Brock 85, UQAM 61
 
Sunday, Oct. 25
Windsor 95, UFV 51
Brock 76, Regina 74
York 77, UQAM 72

SOURCE:
Ryne Bondy
McGill Sports Info Office
514-398-7012

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