Huskies Now 13-1
In last night's 84-64 victory for the host Keyano Huskies, they held the two top scorers for the Lakeland College Rustlers' Rashon Russell (16 points per game) and Ricardo Joseph (15 points per game) to seven and eight points respectively.
For the Rustlers, from Lloydminster, to upset the Huskies, they will need the two young gunners to regain their shooting form.
Huskies are coming in at 12 wins 1 loss while Lakeland sport a 6 win 7 loss slate.
Run-and-gun as Huskies outscores Lakeland 16-2 in opening five minutes. They will conclude the first period up 29-10.
Huskies centre Noah Horobetz Simpson and forward Stefan Jovcic each have eight points.
Huskies complete dominance of the glass 15-4.
Lakeland starts to creep back slowly in the second period as Huskies struggle on offense.
Huskies head coach Jeremy Wielenga takes timeout despite leading 38-26 with 3:02 until halftime.
Huskies 40-32 at halftime.
Huskies Dejon Davis has a great first half with a quiet 9 points, 4 assists and 4 rebounds.
Kwantez Simmons leads the visitors with 8 points.
At the end of three periods Huskies hold on 64-57.
Huskies Simpson fouls out with seven minutes remaining in regulation. Big loss on not only defence but offence as he leaves with 13 points and 10 boards.
Huskies go to 13 wins 1 loss with an 84-74 win.
Huskies Player of the Game Dejon Davis with 17 points, 9 assists and 5 rebounds.
Rustlers Player of the Game Kwantez Simmons with 18 points and 7 rebounds.