VReds Rally Falls Short

VReds Rally Falls Short

(ST. JOHN'S, NL) The Memorial Sea-Hawks completed the weekend sweep of the UNB Varsity Reds with an 87-81 victory, on Sunday afternoon, in St. John's.


Memorial and UNB would trade baskets for the majority of the opening quarter. The teams were tied 17-17 after one.


The Sea-Hawks would go into the halftime break with a seven-point advantage.


UNB regrouped to start the second half and picked up the pressure on the Sea-Hawks.


The Varsity Reds forced Memorial into 19 turnovers, and did well to turn those turnovers into 28 points. The Sea-Hawks forced UNB into 18 turnovers, but were only able to manage 8 points off those turnovers.


Javon Masters(Kitchener, ON) was the high scorer for UNB with 15 points, while adding 4 rebounds, and 3 steals.


Donnavan Hastings(Brampton, ON) provided 14 points and 8 rebounds for the Varsity Reds, off the bench.


The Varsity Reds will look for their first win of the season when they host the UPEI Panthers, Friday and Saturday nights. Both games are scheduled to tip off at 8:00PM, at the Richard J. Currie Center.


Memorial travels to Antigonish, NS next weekend to take on the StFX X-Men.


RECAP AND PHOTO BY: Memorial Athletics Sports Information