Gryphon hoops men eliminated by Windsor Lancers

Gryphon hoops men eliminated by Windsor Lancers

WINDSOR – The Guelph Gryphons kept the Windsor Lancers close for the opening half of their OUA men’s basketball quarter-final at Windsor’s Toldo Lancer Centre Saturday before the hosts pulled away for a 93-74 victory.

The loss brings the Gryphons’ season to an end.


Windsor Lancers 93 Guelph Gryphons 74

The Gryphs led 21-20 at the end of the first quarter before Windsor grabbed a 44-38 lead by halftime and stretched it to 66-53 by the end of the third quarter.

While Guelph’s largest lead of the match was four points in the opening minute of the second quarter, Windsor’s largest lead was the 19-point margin it held at the end of the match.

The Gryphs had four players hit double digits in scoring as Rasheed Weekes and Emmanuel Ansah both had 18 points and Viktor Nausedas and Khalid Ismail both had 12. Ansah grabbed 13 rebounds while Keenan Dowell and Jalen Mason each had a block and six Gryphs each had a steal.

Thomas Kennedy collected 20 points for Windsor while Xavier Ochu had 17, Najee Brown-Henderson and Daniel Cummings each had 14 and Lorenzo Barbieri had 12. Kennedy had 10 rebounds, a block and three steals while Barbieri had four assists and Ochu also had three steals. Ziphion Grant had Windsor’s other steal.

The Gryphs shot 35 percent on field goals, 20 percent on three-pointers and 67 percent on free throws and they also scored 34 points in the paint, 11 off turnovers and 14 on second chances and they received 27 points from their bench.

The Lancers shot 45 percent on field goals, 23 percent on three-pointers and 69 percent on free throws. They also scored 36 points in the paint, 14 off turnovers and 11 on second chances and received 16 from their bench.

Including preseason, regular season and playoff games, the Gryphs finish the season with a 15-13 record.

While the Gryphs have qualified for the playoffs three of their last four seasons, it was the first time they’d reached the league quarter-finals since 2012.

 

  • Guelph Sports Journal

Gryphon hoops men eliminated by Windsor Lancers

WINDSOR – The Guelph Gryphons kept the Windsor Lancers close for the opening half of their OUA men’s basketball quarter-final at Windsor’s Toldo Lancer Centre Saturday before the hosts pulled away for a 93-74 victory.

The loss brings the Gryphons’ season to an end.


Windsor Lancers 93
Guelph Gryphons 74

The Gryphs led 21-20 at the end of the first quarter before Windsor grabbed a 44-38 lead by halftime and stretched it to 66-53 by the end of the third quarter.

While Guelph’s largest lead of the match was four points in the opening minute of the second quarter, Windsor’s largest lead was the 19-point margin it held at the end of the match.

The Gryphs had four players hit double digits in scoring as Rasheed Weekes and Emmanuel Ansah both had 18 points and Viktor Nausedas and Khalid Ismail both had 12. Ansah grabbed 13 rebounds while Keenan Dowell and Jalen Mason each had a block and six Gryphs each had a steal.

Thomas Kennedy collected 20 points for Windsor while Xavier Ochu had 17, Najee Brown-Henderson and Daniel Cummings each had 14 and Lorenzo Barbieri had 12. Kennedy had 10 rebounds, a block and three steals while Barbieri had four assists and Ochu also had three steals. Ziphion Grant had Windsor’s other steal.

The Gryphs shot 35 percent on field goals, 20 percent on three-pointers and 67 percent on free throws and they also scored 34 points in the paint, 11 off turnovers and 14 on second chances and they received 27 points from their bench.

The Lancers shot 45 percent on field goals, 23 percent on three-pointers and 69 percent on free throws. They also scored 36 points in the paint, 14 off turnovers and 11 on second chances and received 16 from their bench.

Including preseason, regular season and playoff games, the Gryphs finish the season with a 15-13 record.

While the Gryphs have qualified for the playoffs three of their last four seasons, it was the first time they’d reached the league quarter-finals since 2012.

 

  • Guelph Sports Journal