Box Score

Scheduled Game: CARIBOO

73

GAME RESULTS12T
UCC Sun Demons264773
TWU Spartans514697« FINAL

97

Game Date: 10/11/2002Location: Langley, BC
Game Time: 8:00 pmAttendance: 0
Officials:
Team Statistics
TeamGame Average
FG%UCC Sun Demons
43.1%
TWU Spartans
46.2%
3FG%UCC Sun Demons
50%
TWU Spartans
40%
FT%UCC Sun Demons
66.7%
TWU Spartans
56.7%
UCC Sun DemonsTWU Spartans
Turnovers3116
Turnover Pts00
Biggest Lead00
UCC Sun Demons
FIELD GOALSREBOUNDS
#NAMEMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFDEFTOTASTPFSTTOBSPTS
02Jay Finstad15:001/10/01/2202000003
15Andrew Sexton33:008/120/04/52460004020
20Mike Stratford35:002/60/00/0055230804
21Robert Haugland33:003/131/14/62242102011
22Skye Buck34:006/152/45/63472216019
Substitutions
04Mike Redford4:000/00/01/2011000001
10Brent Traxel14:003/50/01/5033250307
12Sean Dusdal13:002/20/04/4022020408
33Dan Bouchard9:000/10/10/0000010200
44John Turner15:000/30/00/0213011000
Total20525/583/620/30112233815231073
43.1%50%66.7% Team Rebs: 1 Total TO: 33
TWU Spartans
FIELD GOALSREBOUNDS
#NAMEMINFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFDEFTOTASTPFSTTOBSPTS
13Brian Redekop28:007/121/14/82350231019
14Andy VanderMeulen23:003/60/00/0639042206
22Jon Lundgren19:006/110/03/62351332015
23David Martens28:004/163/120/10337222011
24Adam Friesen32:006/143/54/71455303019
Substitutions
01Luke Lundall3:000/00/00/0000200000
05Brad Unger6:001/31/20/0123112103
11Steve Janzen6:001/20/01/2000031003
12David Bron17:006/100/03/45271402015
15Logan Kitteringham4:000/00/00/0000000000
21Ryan Jobs16:001/20/00/0202120202
31Dan Young3:001/20/02/2000000004
32Kyle Kooger7:000/00/00/0000010100
Total19236/788/2017/3019203918251316097
46.2%40%56.7% Team Rebs: 0 Total TO: 16

Game Recap

Game Recap

Men's Basketball (Non-Conference)
Friday, October 11, 2002
TWU Spartans (97) vs. the UCC Sun Demons (73)

Spartans Vanquish Demons

Langley, British Columbia - The Spartan men's basketball team opened their season with a 97-76 run-and-gun win against the UCC Sun Demons Friday night at TWU. Led by Brian Redekop's (3rd yr, Forward, Aldergrove, BC) 20 points, TWU started the scoring early and never let up for the entire match.

When asked if he was satisfied with his team's play tonight, Head Coach Stan Peters said, "For our first game? Yeah, I'm satisfied. UCC is tough; last year we beat them in overtime and the year before we lost to them. They threw some stuff at us that we haven't even practiced yet, but our starters showed up tonight and led by example."

The Spartans opened the scoring going on a 12-1 run in the first five minutes, and never relinquished the lead for the entire game. Halfway through the first quarter the score was 26-9 as Dave Martens (4th yr, Guard, Abbotsford, BC) and Adam Friesen (2nd yr, Guard, Abbotsford, BC) rained threes on the frustrated Sun Demon defense.

The Sun Demons went on a small run to open the second half but could not significantly dent the 25-point lead the Spartans had had going into the half.

TWU guard Kyle Kooger (1st yr, Guard, Surrey, BC) made a nifty little play partway through the second half as he took the breakaway pass from a steal made by teammate Adam Friesen (2nd yr, Guard, Abbotsford, BC). With a UCC defender hot on his heels Kooger made the no-look over-the-shoulder pass for trailing David Bron (1st yr, Forward, Surrey, BC) who converted the layup, bringing an appreciative roar from Spartan fans.

Both coaches played their entire roster, taking advantage of the exhibition match to experiment with different combinations of players.

The Spartans' next home game is Friday, October 18 against the alumni at 8:00. Come watch the old guys take on the young guys, and see whether age and treachery will win out over youth and skill!

-TW-

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