Shoot out at the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre's Canada Natural Gymnasium as the Keyano Huskies take a 27-21 first period lead Saturday against the visiting University of Alberta Augustana Vikings.
It's also raining threes as Huskies went 5-of-10 from beyond the arc and the Vikings 4-of-9.
Sloppy passing and telegraphed passes by Huskies allow the Vikings back into the contest.
Huskies up 49-39 at the half.
Only one player in double digits on either side and that is Huskies Stefan Jovic with 12 points.
Huskies have windexed the glass for 21 boards compared to 13 for the Vikings.
Third period is the highlight shot of the game, with Huskies' Emmanuel Ansah fall-away three-pointer to make it 54-46.
Vikings start finding twine time with a number of outside shots to close the gap 64-60 with 4:20 remaining in the third.
A Darian Smigorowsky three gives Vikings lead 66-64.
After three periods Huskies 71 Vikings 70.
Without a doubt, the final period is the finest shooting performance by two teams, seen in years on the local hardwood.
Both sides were swishing three pointers and two pointers with ease.
Huskies' Chris Oppong free throw ties 100-100 with 51.2 left in regulation.
Huskies throw away ball on inbounds pass and foul Vikings with Spencer Marion two free throws to go up 102-100 with 47.0 ticks left on clock.
Marion follows seconds later with two more free throws 104-100 visitors.
A cool as cucumber three by Ansah brings the Huskies within one 104-103 21.3 second remaining.
In the bonus Vikings Mason Hunter swishes one-of-two for a 105-103 lead.
Oppong draws foul with 12.4 in clock and steadily makes two free throws. We are tied at 105-105.
Vikings turnover ball with 7.8 seconds.
With only 0.7 on the clock, Huskies guard D'Aubre Doucette takes the ball from an inbound pass and is true to form....nothing but net.
Final 107-105 in favour of Huskies.
Home Hardware Player of the Game for Huskies is Ansah with 26 points 5 assists and 6 rebounds, Jovic adds 23 points and 5 rebounds.
POG for Vikings is Nathan Bowie with 18 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals.
Both teams have qualified for the 2018-2019 ACAC Men's Basketball Championships to be hosted February 28 - March 1, 2019 by Lakeland College Rustlers in Lloydminster, Alberta.