Fourth consecutive setback for Gryphon hoops men

WATERLOO – The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks went on a 15-2 run early in the second half to pull away to an 88-79 victory over the Guelph Gryphons in OUA men’s basketball play at the Wilfrid Laurier Athletic Complex Wednesday.

Laurier had a 14-point lead on the way to a 78-69 victory.

Laurier led 24-20 at the end of the first quarter and 41-36 at halftime before extending that lead to 74-55 by the end of the third quarter.

Banky Alade struck for 22 points for Guelph while Tommy Yanchus had 18, Malcolm Glanville 14 and Aaron Nugent 12. Kieran Naus had nine rebounds while Glanville had five assists and Yanchus had Guelph’s lone steal.

Ntore Habimana led all scorers with 28 points for Laurier while Ali Sow had 27 and Jackson Mayers netted 14. Habimana also had 12 rebounds, eight assists and three steals.

For the Gryphs, the loss was their fourth in a row and they’re tied for fifth in the West Division with the Windsor Lancers. The Gryphs and Lancers both have 6-11 records and are to meet Saturday at 8 p.m. at Windsor’s St. Denis Centre.

 

Golden Hawks 88 Gryphons 79
Guelph       20-16-19-24–79
Laurier        24-17-33-14–88
TEAM STATS
Field-Goal Percentage: Guelph 44.4; Laurier 48.0
Three-Point Percentage: Guelph 28.6; Laurier 34.8
Free-Throw Percentage: Guelph 78.9; Laurier 66.7
Turnovers: Guelph 14; Laurier 11
Points off Turnovers: Guelph 10; Laurier 8
Second-Chance Points: Guelph 7; Laurier 5
Total Rebounds: Guelph 30; Laurier 32
Offensive Rebounds: Guelph 8; Laurier 10
Defensive Rebounds: Guelph 22; Laurier 22
Assists: Guelph 16; Laurier 17
Blocks: Guelph 2; Laurier 2
Steals: Guelph 1; Laurier 9
Fouls: Guelph 18; Laurier 17
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Points: Guelph — Alade 22, Yanchus 18, Glanville 14, Nugent 12, Weekes 6, Naus 4, Hutton 3; Laurier — Habimana 28, Sow 27, Mayers 14, Minutillo 6, Teny 6, Archer 5, Stevens 2.
Rebounds: Guelph — Naus 9, Alade 7, Nugent 5, Weekes 4, Glanville 3, Yanchus 1, Hutton 1; Laurier — Habimana 12, Archer 5, Mayers 4, Sow 3, Minutillo 2, Stevens 2, Carriere 2, Begovic 2.
Assists: Guelph — Glanville 5, Yanchus 4, Weekes 2, Alade 2, Naus 2, Hutton 1; Laurier — Habimana 8, Minutillo 3, Archer 3, Mayers 2, Sow 1.
Steals: Guelph — Yanchus 1; Laurier — Habimana 3, Sow 2, Mayers 1, Minutillo 1, Stevens 1, Archer 1.
Blocks: Guelph — Nugent 1, Naus 1; Laurier — Stevens 1, Archer 1.
Turnovers: Guelph — Weekes 4, Glanville 4, Yanchus 3, Nugent 1, Villa-Castano 1, Naus 1; Laurier — Minutillo 3, Habimana 2, Teny 2, Mayers 1, Stevens 1, Carriere 1.
Fouls: Guelph — Yanchus 5, Weekes 4, Alade 4, Nugent 2, Glanville 1, Villa-Castano 1, Hutton 1; Laurier — Habimana 4, Archer 4, Mayers 3, Carriere 3, Minutillo 2, Sow 1.

 

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