Ryerson 70, Queen’s 68 6’3″ Adika Peter-McNeilly‘s three with just 1.2 seconds remaining lifted the sluggish Rams to a win at Queen’s, maintaining Ryerson’s chances to vault into the #1 seed in the OUA RPI-calcualated playoff rankings.
McMaster 89, Guelph 76 The Marauders broke open a tight halftime game with a dominant third quarter as 6’4″ Leon Alexander flirted with a triple double (18 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists) while 6’6″ Troy Joseph added 17 to basically clinch 4th in the OUA playoff seeding for Mac. Gryphons played without co-captain/point guard 6’2″ Daniel Dooley who missed the game with concussion-like symptoms. Gryphs still have an opportunity to make the playoffs with a victory tomorrow night at home vs. Brock however Lakehead, which was soundly defeated by Western in London, must lose in Windsor.
York 97, Toronto 93 6’6″ Nathan Culbreath hit a floater in the lane with about 2 minutes left in overtime to give the Lions the lead for good as York put themselves in position to qualify for the playoffs with their first home victory of the season. Lions and Blues are now tied for the final playoff spot however Lions control the tie-breaker. York hosts Ryerson tomorrow night while the Blues travel to Kingston to face Queen’s Gaels, in dire need of a victory.
Western 84, Lakehead 69 6’4″ Anthony Spiridis had a career-high 29 points and added 9 rebounds as Mustangs dominated for much of the game in a comfortable win over Lakehead. Thunderwolves have yet to clinch a playoff spot as they head to Windsor for their final regular season game tomorrow night.
Ottawa defeated Nipissing and Carleton knocked off Laurentian.