Gryphons downed by top-ranked Carleton Ravens
GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons’ losing streak in OUA men’s basketball play reached four games Sunday when they were downed 94-81 by the top-ranked Carleton Ravens at the Guelph Gryphons Athletic Centre.
The Gryphons fell behind in the first quarter and never recovered despite shooting the same as the Ravens as both his 44 per cent from the field. However, Carleton took 14 more shots than Guelph and that accounted for six more baskets and most of the 13-point difference.
Carleton held quarter leads of 21-14, 46-34 and 66-52.
Malcolm Glanville had a game-high 22 points for the Gryphs while Rasheed Weekes had 19 and Keenan Dowell netted 13. Glanville and Dowell each had six rebounds while Glanville also had four assists.
Lloyd Pandi led Carleton with 21 points while Stanley Mayambo had 17 and Munis Tutu and Yaslin Joseph each had 16. Pandi hauled down nine rebounds, five of them on offence, while Tutu had five assists and four steals and Connor Vreeken had two blocks.
The result leaves the Gryphs at 1-5. They’re tied with the Algoma Thunderbirds and Waterloo Warriors for fourth in the West Division. Ninth-ranked Western Mustangs lead at 6-2 while the Windsor Lancers and seventh-ranked Laurier Golden Hawks are both at 4-4.
Carleton and the third-ranked Ottawa Gee-Gees are tied for the East Division lead with perfect 6-0 records.
The Gryphs are to play Laurier at Laurier Wednesday. Game time is 8 p.m.
Ravens 94 Gryphons 81
- Guelph Sports Journal