KELOWNA, B.C. — The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball are into the win column . The ‘Pack opened up a weekend Canada West series at the “Furnace” in Kelowna, BC with an 81-75 victory over the University of British Columbia Okanagan Heat.
The win raises the WolfPack record to 3 and 1 while UBCO falls to 1 and 2.
Luke Morris lead the way for Thompson Rivers with 22 points.
The WolfPack led every quarter and were up 40-30 at the half.
Scores by Quarter:
TRU 19 21 21 20 81
UBCO 11 19 22 23 75
Luke Morris (5th year, forward, Mission, BC): 22 points, 5 rebounds (4 on def), 2 assists, 1 block in 29 mins
Derek Rhodes (4th year, forward, Antioch, CA): 18 points, 2 rebounds 1 steal, 1 assist in 37 mins
Joe Davis (3rd year forward, Kamloops,BC) : 20 points, 6 rebounds (4 on off), 1 steal in 35 mins
Mike Rouault (3rd year, guard, Vernon, BC) 11 points, 10 rebounds (8 on def), 2 steals 2 assists in 37min
Aldrich Berrios: 5 points, 4 rebounds (all def) in 39 minutes
Aloysius Callaghan: 17 points, 2 rebounds (all def) in 25 minutes
TRU: 2-1 UBCO: 1-2
TRU head coach Scott Clark:
On the Contest: “ Nice to get a road win. We will see if we can execute tomorrow.”
The WolfPack and Heat will play the second game of their two game series at the “Furnace” tomorrow. It is a rare Sunday afternoon match up beginning at 3 pm.
The Sunday game was made possible because UBCO is also hosting volleyball this weekend in Kelowna.
This is the first of four straight on the road for Thompson Rivers. They will visit the Saskatchewan Huskies on (Nov 10-11).
Their next home game isn’t until Friday, November 17th when the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns swing into Kamloops to face the WolfPack. Game time that night will be 8 p
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