MEN’S BASKETBALL (16-2 OUA, 24-7 overall):
At Toronto (12-6 OUA) Friday, February 6, (8:00 p.m.)
uOttawa 36 80
Toronto 39 72
Dax Dessureault – 19 points, six rebounds - uOttawa
Ahmed Nazmi – 22 points, nine rebounds - Toronto
HEADLINE: Leaving Toronto Blue
Fifth-year post Dax Dessureault scored 19 points Friday as No. 3 Gee-Gees men’s basketball out-scored Toronto in the third quarter to run to a 16th win in the OUA East with a 80-72 road win over the Varsity Blues.
uOttawa, which ended the regular season 2-0 against Toronto, erased a 39-36 half-time deficit with a 25-11 run in the third quarter.
The game started 30 minutes late due to a problem with the shot clock.
“Intense,” said Gee-Gees head coach Dave DeAveiro. “Our guys showed a lot of character.”
Gee-Gees fourth-year transfer guard Josh Wright scored 16 points with three rebounds.
The Gee-Gees were out-rebounded 36-25. Toronto had 19 turnovers to uOttawa’s 11.
uOttawa visits Ryerson (11-7 OUA) Saturday, February 7 (8:00 p.m.).