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Bring on Carleton!

Saturday January 24, 2009

MEN’S BASKETBALL (13-1 OUA, 21-6 overall):

At RMC (0-15 OUA) Saturday, January 24, 4:00 p.m.


 Half    Game

uOttawa   43    89

RMC   16    36

Donnie Gibson – 19 points, three rebounds – uOttawa

Nicolas Cooke – 15 points, seven rebounds - RMC


HEADLINE: Bring on Carleton!


Fourth-year guard Donnie Gibson poured in 19 points over just 17 minutes in a rare Saturday afternoon start for Gee-Gees men’s basketball with an anticipated result, a dominant 89-36 effort over winless RMC at Kingston.

The No.2 Gee-Gees won a 13th consecutive game after building a commanding 43-16 lead at the half.

The 10 Gee-Gees dressed for the game each played at least 17 minutes, with five scoring 10 points or better.

Gee-Gees rookie Louis Gauthier, a third-year forward, scored 10 points with 10 rebounds.

“We got to work on a few things,” said Gee-Gees head coach Dave DeAveiro. “And luckily nobody got hurt.”

uOttawa did not dress fifth-year forward and team captain David Labentowicz along with fourth-year transfer guardJosh Wright. 

The Gee-Gees face No. 1 Carleton in the 2009 MBNA Capital Hoops Classic Wednesday, January 28 (8:00 p.m.) at Scotiabank Place.