Sea-Hawks to host Panthers in final home weekend

Marika Vanden Elzen

 

Women’s Basketball

The Memorial women’s basketball (8-8) will be at home this weekend agasinst the UPEI Panthers (8-9). The games will be worth four points each in the standings and will impact the final seeding in the AUS standings.

 

The Sea-Hawks are coming off a road split against Dalhousie. They are led in scoring by Sandra Amoah (11.3 ppg) and Kelia Pond (10.6 ppg). Pond, a fourth year, has come on strong of late.

 

UPEI’s lineup features a pair of local talents in Amy Gough and Laura Power. Gough, a fourth year forward, leads the Panthers with 12.5 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game.

 

Tickets are available at The Works or by calling 864-4422. The games will also be webcast live on www.AUStv.ca

 

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Men’s Basketball

The Sea-Hawks (2-14) are also playing host to the UPEI Panthers (10-7) at home this weekend for the final time this season. Each game will be worth four points in the AUS standings.

 

Memorial is coming off a road split with the Tigers in Halifax. Vasilije Curcic continues to lead Memorial with 15.4 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game, while being second on the team in assists with 3 per game. Forward Caleb Gould was big for Memorial last weekend and continues to provide leadership to a team that appears ready to make the leap towards competing for a conference playoff spot next season.

 

The Panthers are led by second year guard Deontay Smith who is averaging 15.8 points per game to go with 5.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists.

 

Game times are 8pm Saturday and 1pm Sunday. Tickets are available at The Works or by calling 864-4422.

 

The games will also be webcast live on www.AUStv.ca