Box Score

Scheduled Game: vs Victoria @UBC

69

GAME RESULTS12T
Victoria Vikes363369
TWU Spartans304272« FINAL

72

Game Date: 12/28/2000Location: Vancouver, BC
Game Time: 4:00 pmAttendance: 0
Officials:
Team Statistics
TeamGame Average
FG%Victoria Vikes
38.7%
TWU Spartans
40.7%
3FG%Victoria Vikes
21.7%
TWU Spartans
25%
FT%Victoria Vikes
64%
TWU Spartans
65%
Victoria VikesTWU Spartans
Turnovers1923
Turnover Pts00
Biggest Lead00
Victoria Vikes
FIELD GOALSREBOUNDS
#NAMEMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFDEFTOTASTPFSTTOBSPTS
11Allister Wilmott26:005/151/75/71234441016
21Jason Crawford15:001/70/10/0022041302
22Keith Bustard19:005/112/63/43362300015
50Greg Bateson20:003/40/01/2358120107
55James Blake23:000/30/20/0000200300
Substitutions
10Etienne Orr-Ewing14:001/20/02/6123031304
12Chris Trumpy26:001/50/34/4134421106
14Reagan Daly9:001/31/20/0011220103
15Alex Bisaro9:001/10/01/2033031303
23Nathan Ashmead24:005/71/20/03031103011
32Eric Rushton6:000/00/00/0000111000
44Tyler Bates9:001/40/00/0022011002
Total20024/625/2316/2512233517261019069
38.7%21.7%64% Team Rebs: 2 Total TO: 19
TWU Spartans
FIELD GOALSREBOUNDS
#NAMEMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFDEFTOTASTPFSTTOBSPTS
06David Martens36:006/91/36/100221316119
08Brian Redekop32:004/101/39/101342112018
12Scott Portman21:002/40/01/2336041405
14Malcolm Campbell36:003/110/02/4369140208
23Josh Hall32:002/70/12/2134621306
Substitutions
07Tyler Coston25:005/130/12/628100501012
10Alan Penner14:000/00/04/6134021404
21Brad Neufeld3:000/00/00/0000010010
Total19922/542/826/401128391022523272
40.7%25%65% Team Rebs: 8 Total TO: 24

Game Recap

Game Recap

Men's Basketball (UBC Christmas Tourny)
Thursday, December 28, 2000
TWU Spartans (72) vs. the University of Victoria Vikes (69)

SPARTANS STILL MERRY AT UBC CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT

Langley, British Columbia - The Trinity Western University men's basketball team knocked of the 10th ranked University of Victoria Vikes 72-69 to kick off the UBC Christmas Holiday tournament.

It was a typical post Christmas game.

The Spartans came out strong and played well for the first 10 minutes of the game, but then the Christmas turkey kicked in. Victoria took full advantage of the Spartans struggles and turned a 6-point deficit after 10 minutes into a 6-point lead at the break, 36-30.

Led by Dave Martens (2nd year, guard, Abbotsford, BC) - 19 points, Tyler Coston (2nd year, guard, Blaine, WA) - 12 points and Brian Redekop (1st year, forward, Abbotsford, BC) - 18 points, who combined for 68% of TWU's offence, the Spartans found their game in the second half. Trinity Western pulled ahead of the Vikes and were up 7 with less then 5 minutes to go in the game.

"We were a little bit out of sync offensively, which is to be expected after the lay-off," said TWU head coach Stan Peters. "Tyler and Brian played really well in the second half and helped us to win the game."

The number 10 ranked Vikes were not going to give up without a fight and with 30 seconds to go in the game Victoria had cut Trinity Western's lead to 2 points.

With less then 20 seconds to go in the game Spartan center Malcolm Campbell (5th year, center, Abbotsford, BC) had two foul shots to seal the victory. He made the first, but couldn't get the second to go. The Vikes had what they wanted, a shot at tying the game.

In an attempt to confuse the Victoria offense the Spartans switched to a zone defense for the final seconds. It worked for the most part as Victoria managed to get two attempts at tying the game, but both Nathan Ashmead's and Ali Wilmott's shots fell short.

"We had a solid ‘Christmas' tournament game against the number two team in our conference," said Peters. "Over all I'm happy, especially when you compare us to where we were a year ago. Last year at this tournament we were getting pounded and this year we are not only competing but winning tough games."

Statistical Leaders:
(TWU) Dave Martens 19 points, 2 rebounds; Tyler Coston 12 points, 10 rebounds; Brian Redekop 18 points, 4 rebounds; Malcolm Campbell 8 points, 9 rebounds.

(Victoria) Ali Wilmott 16 points, 4 assists, 4 steals; Keith Bustard 15 points, 6 rebounds; Nathan Ashmead 11 points.

Players of the game: (TWU) Brian Redekop (Vic) Keith Bustard

Next up for the Spartans is day two of the UBC tournament, Friday, December 29, vs. the University of Calgary. Game time is set for 4:00 PM at UBC.

-TW-

 

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