WolfPack men’s basketball drops one in “Toontown

By Larry Read - TRU Athletics
November 11, 2017 - 8:06am

SASKATOON, SK — The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team continued their four game Canada West road swing Friday night (Nov 10) in Saskatoon.

The opponents were the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. The Huskies used home court to their advantage as they beat the ‘Pack  89-66.

TRU falls to 2-3 on the season.  The Huskies evened their league record at 2-2.


The WolfPack  were outscored in each of the four quarters.  They were down 10 (40-30) at the half.  TRU wsa led offensively by Joe Davis who had 15 points.   Rookie Devin Halcrow and Derek Rhodes added 11 points a piece.

Saskatchewan had four players in double digits. Lawrence Moore leading the charge with 27 points.



Joe Davis (3rd year forward, Kamloops,BC) : 15 points in 23 minutes

Derek Rhodes (4th year, forward, Antioch, CA): 11 points in 19 minutes

Devin Halcrow  (1st year, forward, Kamloops, BC)11 points in 19 minutes

Noah Willett (2nd year, guard, Calgary, AB)  10 points in 21 minutes


Lawrence Moore: 27 points in 24 minutes

Alex Unruh  20 points, 4 assists in 38 minutes

Emmanuel Akintunde:   18 points in 28 minutes


TRU:  2-3                Saskatchewan: 2-2


This is the third of four straight on the road for Thompson Rivers. The road trip winds up tomorrow (Sat Nov 11) in Saskatchewan.   The WolfPack’s 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 pm.

Jamie Shinkewski will have the play by play with the pregame show with John-Luke Kieper providing the color commentary. Kashara Atkins is the interviewer starting at 7:50 pm

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