Late run leads Badgers over York 69-57
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - The Brock University men's basketball
team (7-1 overall, 2-0 OUA) defeated the York Lions by the score of
69-57 at the Bob Davis Gymnasium Saturday night.
The Badgers led 50-37 with 9:30 left in regulation, before the Lions went on a 13-1 run over the next six minutes making it a one point game 51-50 in favour of Brock.
The young Badgers team would regain their composure, as they went up by six points 60-54 with just under two minutes left. In the final two minutes, Brock would connect on 7-of-8 from the free throw line to secure the victory.
Brock had four starters in double figures led by freshman Joel Whitty (St. Catharines, Ont.) who recorded 16 points and six rebounds.
Senior Owen White (Port Hope, Ont.) added 13 points and seven rebounds while freshman Didi Mukendi (St. Catharines, Ont.) and sophomore Joe Kendrick (New Minas, NS) chipped in with 12 and 11 points respectively.