Gryphon hoops men drop third in a row

LONDON – The Guelph Gryphons were held to less than 10 points in two quarters as they suffered their third consecutive OUA men’s basketball setback, a 72-53 loss to the West Division-leading Western Mustangs Saturday night at Western’s Alumni Hall.

The Gryphs led 20-10 at the end of the first quarter, but trailed 33-29 at halftime and 53-44 at the end of the third quarter.

Tommy Yanchus hit for 16 points for the Gryphs while Malcolm Glanville had 11 and Rasheed Weekes contributed nine. Kieran Naus had seven rebounds while Banky Alade had eight assists and three steals.

Omar Shiddo had 19 points for Western while Marko Kovac netted 15 and Julian Walker contributed 10. Walker also grabbed 14 rebounds and Kovac had three steals.

Western leads the division at 12-4 and the Gryphs are tied for fifth with the Windsor Lancers at 6-10.

The game was the first of four straight road games for the Gryphs. Next up is a game against the Laurier Golden Hawks (11-5) at Laurier’s Athletic Complex gym Wednesday at 3 p.m.

 

Mustangs 70 Gryphons 66
Guelph       20-9-15-9–53
Western     10-23-20-19–72
TEAM STATS
Field-Goal Percentage: Guelph 34.0; Western 41.5
Three-Point Percentage: Guelph 30.0; Western 29.6
Free-Throw Percentage: Guelph 55.0; Western 76.9
Turnovers: Guelph 22; Western 12
Points off Turnovers: Guelph 11; Western 26
Second-Chance Points: Guelph 3; Western 7
Total Rebounds: Guelph 36; Western 38
Offensive Rebounds: Guelph 6; Western 9
Defensive Rebounds: Guelph 30; Western 29
Assists: Guelph 8; Western 13
Blocks: Guelph 0; Western 2
Steals: Guelph 9; Western 9
Fouls: Guelph 15; Western 19
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Points: Guelph — Yanchus 16, Glanville 11, Weekes 9, Alade 8, Hutton 6, Nugent 3; Western — Shiddo 19, Kovac 15, Walker 10, Farkic 8, Sharma 6, Jenkins 5, Tavernier 4, Coote 3, Tenant 2.
Rebounds: Guelph — Alade 8, Naus 7, Glanville 5, Yanchus 5, Nugent 3, Weekes 3, Hutton 3, Villa-Castano 2; Western — Walker 14, Kovac 8, Tavernier 5, Farkic 3, Sharma 3, Coote 2, Tenant 2, Jenkins 1.
Assists: Guelph — Alade 5, Naus 2, Hutton 1; Western — Jenkins 3, Farkic 3, Kovac 2, Shiddo 2, Walker 2, Tenant 1.
Steals: Guelph — Alade 3, Yanchus 2, Valeriote 1, Chaput 1, Hutton 1, Naus 1; Western — Kovac 3, Jenkins 2, Farkic 2, Walker 1, Tavernier 1.
Blocks: Guelph — none; Western — Kovac 1, Tenant 1.
Turnovers: Guelph — Glanville 4, Hutton 4, Nugent 3, Alade 3, Naus 3, Weekes 2, Valeriote 2, Chaput 1; Western — Shiddo 4, Farkic 3, Kovac 2, Jenkins 1, Coote 1, Sharma 1.
Fouls: Guelph — Glanville 5, Yanchus 4, Weekes 2, Alade 2, Hutton 1, Naus 1; Western — Jenkins 4, Shiddo 3, Walker 3, Farkic 3, Tenant 2, Kovac 1, Coote 1, Tavernier 1, Sharma 1.

 

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