EDMONTON, AB – The Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) Thunder hosted the NAIT Ooks in Friday night action to open their home and home series this weekend. NAIT jumped out to an early lead, but the Thunder rallied from down 17 at the half to take the game 90-77.
NAIT opened the game on fire, jumping out to an early 30-21 lead after the first quarter. The second quarter was much the same, as NAIT extended their lead to 55-38 at the half. The Thunder woke up, however, in the third quarter as Ronald Bacon, Jr. lead the comeback. The Thunder rallied, and behind a huge offensive effort, cut the Ooks lead to 67-62 after three quarters. Concordia and Bacon, Jr. continued their offensive explosion in the fourth quarter, taking over the lead and extended before finishing with the 90-77 final.
The Thunder and Ooks meet again tomorrow night to close out their home and home series.
The Kahunaverse Players of the Game were #21 Hugo Cluysen for the NAIT Ooks and #15 Ronald Bacon, Jr. for the Thunder.