Gryphon hoops men put brakes on losing skid

WINDSOR – The Guelph Gryphons put an end to their four-game losing streak in OUA men’s basketball league play as they downed the Windsor Lancers 84-71 at Windsor’s St. Denis Centre.

The Gryphs led 22-16 at the end of the first quarter, 41-29 at halftime and 60-42 at the end of the third quarter.

Malcolm Glanville netted 19 points to lead the Gryphs while Aaron Nugent added 17, Trevor Hutton 15 and Rasheed Weekes and Tommy Yanchus 11 apiece. Weekes and Kieran Naus each had 10 rebounds while Yanchus had four assists.

Lucas Orlita hit for 15 points for Windsor while Owen Henderson had 13 and Chris Poloniato and Thomas Kennedy each had 11. Kennedy had 13 rebounds while Poloniato and Kennedy each had four assists. Orlita had three steals and Kennedy blocked three shots.

The win lifts the Gryphs to fifth in the West Division at 7-11. Laurier Golden Hawks lead at 13-5 while the Brock Badgers and Western Mustangs are tied for second at 12-6. McMaster Marauders are fourth at 9-9 and Lakehead Thunderwolves and Windsor are tied for sixth at 6-12.

Top six in the division gain berths in the playoffs.

The Gryphs are to play the Algoma Thunderbirds (4-14) in Sault Ste. Marie both Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

 

Gryphons 84 Lancers 71
Guelph       22-19-19-24–84
Windsor     16-13-13-29–71
TEAM STATS
Field-Goal Percentage: Guelph 39.5; Windsor 33.3
Three-Point Percentage: Guelph 41.2; Windsor 24.1
Free-Throw Percentage: Guelph 66.7; Windsor 77.8
Turnovers: Guelph 13; Windsor 6
Points off Turnovers: Guelph 8; Windsor 9
Second-Chance Points: Guelph 21; Windsor 5
Total Rebounds: Guelph 51; Windsor 33
Offensive Rebounds: Guelph 18; Windsor 8
Defensive Rebounds: Guelph 33; Windsor 25
Assists: Guelph 12; Windsor 14
Blocks: Guelph 1; Windsor 8
Steals: Guelph 6; Windsor 6
Fouls: Guelph 21; Windsor 18
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Points: Guelph — Glanville 19, Nugent 17, Hutton 15, Weekes 11, Yanchus 11, Alade 8, Naus 3; Windsor — Orlita 15, Henderson 13, Poloniato 11, Kennedy 11, Zrvnar 8, Simon 8, Wood 3, Nnadi 2.
Rebounds: Guelph — Weekes 10, Naus 10, Alade 9, Yanchus 6, Hutton 6, Nugent 5, Glanville 5; Windsor — Kennedy 13, Poloniato 6, Simon 5, Zrvnar 3, Orlita 3, Wood 2, Henderson 1.
Assists: Guelph — Yanchus 4, Nugent 3, Alade 2, Naus 2, Glanville 1; Windsor — Poloniato 4, Kennedy 4, Wood 3, Simon 2, Orlita 1.
Steals: Guelph — Nugent 2, Glanville 2, Weekes 1, Yanchus 1; Windsor — Orlita 3, Poloniato 1, Kennedy 1, Wood 1.
Blocks: Guelph — Alade 1; Windsor — Kennedy 3, Simon 2, Orlita 1, Wood 1, Hurkmans 1.
Turnovers: Guelph — Nugent 3, Glanville 3, Alade 3, Weekes 2, Yanchus 1, Chaput 1; Windsor — Wood 2, Poloniato 1, Zrvnar 1, Kennedy 1, Simon 1.
Fouls: Guelph — Weekes 4, Yanchus 4, Alade 4, Hutton 4, Glanville 3, Naus 2; Windsor — Kennedy 3, Orlita 3, Wood 3, Poloniato 2, Henderson 2, Simon 2, Zrvnar 1, Nnadi 1, Hurkmans 1.

 

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