Bishop’s Men’s Basketball Claims Tournament
TheBishop’s Gaiters men’s basketball team was in the nation’s capital on October 26th – 27th at the Jack Donahue Tournament. They posted a 2-0 record and came away as tournament champions.
On Friday the Gaiters tipped off against the Ottawa Gee-Gees. Bishop’s trailed 43-26 at the half but mounted a strong comeback and went onto win 64-63. “Ottawa is an offensively talented team and we held them to 20 points in the second half. We played hard every possession and our man to man defense was excellent.”
Onnex Blackwood led the Gaiters on Friday night with 18 points. Saturday the Gaiters handed the University of Toronto Varsity Blues their first loss against CIS competition this year. Bishop’s triumphed 81-76 on the back of Hunter who scored 30 points and grabbed eight rebounds. The Gaiters are back in action for their final pre-season test on Friday, November 2nd as they travel to Lyndon, Vermont to take on the Lyndon State College Hornets of the NCAA division III. Game time is set for 7 p.m. in the Stannard Gymnasium.