WolfPack Men’s Basketball Drop Eight Point Decision At Fraser Valley

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Abbotsford, BC—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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