Gryphon hoops men stop Laurentian Voyageurs

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons made it three wins in a row as they downed the Laurentian Voyageurs 83-76 in OUA men’s basketball play Sunday at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

The Gryphs started a 14-point run early in the third quarter to go ahead for good.

Guelph led 24-19 at the end of the first quarter and the teams were tied 46-46 at halftime. The Gryphs were up 66-57 at the end of the third quarter.

The hosts shot 43 per cent from the floor, hit one of 18 three-pointers they attempted and hit 74 per cent on free throws. Laurentian hit 44 per cent from the floor, 24 per cent of three-pointers and 63 per cent from the line.

The Gryphs dominated the boards, hauling down 54 rebounds – twice as many as Laurentian.

Banky Alade led Guelph with a 29-point outing while Tommy Yanchus had 16 and Rasheed Weekes added 15.

Kadre Gray had 33 points for Laurentian.

The win leaves the Gryphs at 3-5 while the loss leaves Laurentian at 4-2.

Next up for the Gryphs are games at the GGAC against the Ottawa Gee-Gees (4-2) Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. against the Carleton Ravens (6-0).

 

Gryphons 83 Voyageurs 76
Laurentian     19-27-11-19–76
Guelph           24-22-20-17–83
TEAM STATS
Field-Goal Percentage: Guelph 42.5; Laurentian 44.3
Three-Point Percentage: Guelph 5.6; Laurentian 23.5
Free-Throw Percentage: Guelph 73.7; Laurentian 62.5
Turnovers: Guelph 17; Laurentian 15
Points off Turnovers: Guelph 15; Laurentian 14
Second-Chance Points: Guelph 6; Laurentian 14
Total Rebounds: Guelph 54; Laurentian 27
Offensive Rebounds: Guelph 19; Laurentian 5
Defensive Rebounds: Guelph 35; Laurentian 22
Assists: Guelph 12; Laurentian 18
Blocks: Guelph 1; Laurentian 3
Steals: Guelph 9; Laurentian 9
Fouls: Guelph 17; Laurentian 20

 

INDIVIDUAL STATS
Points: Guelph — Alade 29, Yanchus 16, Weekes 15, Naus 6, Glanville 5, Valeriote 5, Nugent 4, Nwosu 2, Villa-Castano 1; Laurentian — Gray 33, Ivey 9, Iacoe 8, Hlady 6, Chamand 6, Thomas 5, Kamal 4, West 3, Mikia-Thomas 2.
Rebounds: Guelph — Alade 20, Glanville 8, Nwosu 7, Naus 6, Weekes 5, Nugent 4, Yanchus 3, Valeriote 1; Laurentian — Gray 7, Hlady 5, Kamal 3, Chamand 3, Iacoe 2, West 2, Ivey 2, Thomas 2, Mikia-Thomas 1.
Assists: Guelph — Valeriote 3, Alade 2, Glanville 2, Naus 2, Hutton 2, Yanchus 1; Laurentian — Gray 9, Ivey 3, Mikia-Thomas 3, Hlady 1, West 1, Thomas 1.
Steals: Guelph — Weekes 4, Glanville 2, Naus 2, Valeriote 1; Laurentian — Gray 2, Kamal 2, West 2, Chamand 1, Ivey 1, Thomas 1.
Blocks: Guelph — Alade 1; Laurentian — Hlady 2, Chamand 1.
Turnovers: Guelph — Glanville 6, Nwosu 3, Nugent 3, Weekes 2, Alade 1, Valeriote 1; Laurentian — Gray 5, Kamal 2, Mikia-Thomas 2, Iacoe 1, Hlady 1, West 1, Chamand 1, Ivey 1, Thomas 1.
Fouls: Guelph — Nwosu 4, Yanchus 3, Alade 2, Weekes 2, Glanville 2, Valeriote 2, Nugent 2; Laurentian — Iacoe 4, Gray 4, Hlady 3, Chamand 3, Ivey 3, Kamal 2, Thomas 1.

 

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