Sydney, NS – The Capers defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks 81-77 to earn a big 4 point win on Saturday night at the Sullivan Fieldhouse. The Capers battled all night using a 7-man rotation that saw them finally take the lead with 3 minutes left in the game. Eugene Kankue (Ottawa, ON) had a huge steal and a block that rallied the CAPERS in the 4thquarter as they outscored Memorial 25-77 in the final period. The Capers were led by Osman Omar (Mississauga, ON) with 26 points and 4 assists and also received 16 points and 14 rebounds from Paul Watson (Mississauga, ON). Kankue finished with 13 points and 5 steals. The Sea-Hawks were led by Emmanuel Ring with 24 points and 12 rebounds in a losing cause.
Turning point – Eugene Kankue had a steal and a block that led to 4 points in the final 2 minutes of the game that powered the Capers to the win.
- The Capers Omar led all players with 26 pts
- Watson led the game with 14 rebounds
- Memorial's Jason Thompson had a game-high 7 assists
- CBU's Kankue led the game with 5 steals.
News & Notes
The Subway Player of the Game was Osman Omar of the Capers.
The Capers move to 2-4 on the season.
The Sea-Hawks drop to 2-4 on the season.