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Ward’s touch wins No. 11

Saturday January 17, 2009

MEN’S BASKETBALL (11-1 OUA, 20-6 overall):

At Laurentian (2-11 OUA), Saturday, January 17, 8:00 p.m.

Half    Game

uOttawa   33    83

Laurentian   32    64

Warren Ward – 22 points, three rebounds - uOttawa

 Alex Whiteman – 14 points, 14 rebounds - Laurentian

 

GAME STORY:

First-year forward Warren Ward poured in a game-high 22 points Saturday in Gee-Gees men’s basketball’s 83-64 road win at Laurentian.

No. 2 uOttawa won an 11th straight game and 20th game overall after out-scoring the Voyageurs 50-32 in the second-half – including 22-14 in the final quarter - after ending the first half ahead by just one, 33-32.

“It was a tough road challenge for us in a hostile environment,” said Gees-Gees head coach Dave DeAveiro..

Gee-Gees fifth-year post player Dax Dessureault contributed 18 points and seven rebounds.

uOttawa visits Queen’s Friday, January 23 (8:00 p.m.) and RMC Saturday, January 24 (8:00 p.m.)