Box Score

Scheduled Game: @Lethbridge*

65

GAME RESULTS12T
TWU Spartans392665
Lethbridge Pronghorns334578« FINAL

78

Game Date: 2/3/2001Location: Lethbridge, AB
Game Time: 8:30 pmAttendance: 1200
Officials: Munroe, Fetig, Novak
Team Statistics
TeamGame Average
FG%TWU Spartans
38.9%
Lethbridge Pronghorns
44.1%
3FG%TWU Spartans
57.1%
Lethbridge Pronghorns
26.3%
FT%TWU Spartans
79.2%
Lethbridge Pronghorns
67.7%
TWU SpartansLethbridge Pronghorns
Turnovers2619
Turnover Pts00
Biggest Lead00
TWU Spartans
FIELD GOALSREBOUNDS
#NAMEMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFDEFTOTASTPFSTTOBSPTS
06David Martens33:001/61/12/2257241605
08Brian Redekop35:002/60/03/4246053407
12Scott Portman21:001/30/05/6134230507
22Ben Bauman26:006/100/02/23580410014
23Josh Hall31:006/143/51/20333313016
Substitutions
07Tyler Coston26:003/90/06/63141326012
10Alan Penner14:001/40/10/2123020002
11Joey Maksymiw10:001/20/00/0101120202
21Brad Neufeld4:000/00/00/0000010000
Total20021/544/719/24132336927826065
38.9%57.1%79.2% Team Rebs: 0 Total TO: 26
Lethbridge Pronghorns
FIELD GOALSREBOUNDS
#NAMEMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFDEFTOTASTPFSTTOBSPTS
05Ryan Reed34:005/111/35/90994216116
21Jason Harrison32:003/81/24/42242215011
23Alan Spoonhunter32:003/141/90/0314122007
25Nick Baldwin23:002/50/03/4235041117
55Chris Wilde29:006/101/34/71230310217
Substitutions
11Scott MacKinnon8:002/40/00/1101102104
13James Spiess15:002/30/03/3112010107
15Robert Slavich7:001/20/10/1000110102
41Steve Crump8:002/21/10/0000030205
43Aaron Edlund12:000/00/02/2112030212
Total20026/595/1921/31111930921819578
44.1%26.3%67.7% Team Rebs: 0 Total TO: 19

Game Recap

Game Recap

Men's Basketball (League)
Saturday, February 3, 2001
TWU Spartans (65) at the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns (78)

Spartans Still in the Hunt After Weekend Split

Lethbridge, Alberta - The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men's basketball team prevented a weekend sweep by Trinity Western University by staging an impressive come from behind 78-65 victory over the Spartans Saturday night in Lethbridge, AB.

The Spartans started the game out on fire. Led by Josh Hall (4th yr, G, Abbotsford, BC) - 16 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists, the Spartans shot a staggering 66.7% from the three point line to build a 6 point half time lead, 39-33.

"It was a really hard fought game, we were really in sync in the first half, and we were playing tough defense," said TWU head coach Stan Peters.

But the 3rd place Pronghorns were not about to lose again in their own gym this weekend. Led by Chris Wilde - 17 points, 3 rebounds, Lethbridge out scored the Spartans 45-26 over the final 20 minutes to stage the come from behind victory.

"Missing Malcom Campbell (6'9", 5th yr, C, Abbotsford, BC) - hip pointer, really hurt us tonight," said Peters. "But we worked really hard to get the win, unfortunately it just wasn't there for us in the second half."

The Spartans only managed 32% from the field in the second half, while the Pronghorns shot 50% over the final 20 minutes.

The Spartans were also led by Ben Bauman (3rd yr, C, Chilliwack, BC) - 14 points, 8 rebounds and Tyler Coston (2nd yr, G, Blaine,WA) - 12 points and 4 rebounds. Other statistical leaders for the Pronghorns were Ryan Reed - 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and Jason Harrison - 11 points and 4 rebounds.

The loss drops the Spartans to 7-13 in Canada West league play. The Spartans are currently tied for 5th place with 3 teams - Saskatchewan, UBC, and Calgary. Two of the 4 teams will make the play-offs, while the other two teams will go home after next weekend's final league games.

The Spartans hold their play-off destiny in their own hands as they host the University of Calgary on Friday and Saturday, February 9-10, 8:00 PM. A weekend sweep by the Spartans will secure a play-off spot; two losses and the season will be over for the Spartans.

-TW-

 

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