(ISN) – Calgary, AB—It’s always great when you enter a break on a high note. Such is the case for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team.
The WolfPack concluded their final weekend of Canada West play before Christmas with a victory. They would up splitting their series with the Mount Royal University Cougars by downing them Saturday (Nov 29) night 89-66.
The WolfPack and Cougars go into the break tied for second in the Explorers Division with .500 records (4 and 4).
“It was good to get a win going into the break,” said WolfPack head coach Scott Clark. ” It is always great when we can get a split on the road. We are now going to take some time off to focus on exams. “
Brett Parker (5th year, guard, Langley, BC) led Thompson Rivers offensively with a career high 27 points.
Josh Wolfram (4th year, forward, Kamloops, BC) had 16 points and nine rebounds while Brett Rouault (5th year, guard, Vernon, BC) contributed 15 points.
Victor Aguero (3rd year, guard, Vancouver, WA) had 11 points coming off the bench.
Mount Royal was led by Kyle Wilson who had 19 points and 10 rebounds. Former WolfPack now Cougar Derek Wolf burned his old mates for 17 points in 21 minutes of time.
The WolfPack will return to league play on January 9 th at the Tournament Capital Centre when they entertain the UBCO Heat. Tip off will be 8 pm.
Before that, Thompson Rivers will have four exhibition games south of the border beginning Monday, December 15 th when they travel to Bellingham, Washington to face the Western Washington Univerity Vikings (NCAA Division II).