TRU Men's basketball team playoffs continue, Women's team eliminated

By Larry Read - TRU Athletics
March 5, 2016 - 10:26am

KAMLOOPS — If you are a sports fan, the place you need to be tonight is at the Tournament Capital Centre.  The TRU WolfPack have forced a third and deciding game of their Canada West men’s basketball quarterfinal.

The WolfPack downed the University of Regina Cougars 90-85 at the Warner Rentals Court on Friday. That squares the best of three series at a game a piece.

TRU led 26-11 after the first quarter but Regina bounced back to cut the WolfPack lead to one—42-41 at the half.
The WolfPack were led by Vlad Iegorov with 32 points.  Josh Wolfram had 18points and 14 rebounds while Reese pribilsky chipped in with 16 points.

Game time tonight will be 7 pm.  Wear orange and black to cheer on the WolfPack. A win and they will move to the Canada West final four for the first time in their history.

Speaking of history: That’s what the WolfPack women’s basketball season is now.  They have a valient effort but fell short 62-56 to the host Alberta Pandas in Canada West Quarterfinal play last night.   The Pandas won the series in two straight. TRU led 25-23 at half time and were up 46-43 going into the final quarter.


Kassie Colonna led the way with 20 points for TRU. Taiysa Worsfold had 15 points while Michelle Bos added 12.


Meantime..The WolfPack baseball team were rained out Friday in Chilliwack. They will hope to get in weekend exhibition games in Bremerton Washington against Olympia Community College.

WolfPack Men’s Basketball Set To Make First Ever Canada West Final Four Appearance