EDMONTON, AB – The Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) Thunder welcomed the visiting Keyano College Huskies in Friday night basketball at home. The Thunder jumped out to an early first quarter lead, but were unable to hung on as the Huskies won 68-51 handing the Thunder their third loss of the season.
The Thunder came out hot early in the game and took a 31-25 lead into the half. The Huskies, however, came storming back in the second half with a huge third quarter outscoring the Thunder 26-13 in that period and never looking back. The Thunder were led by Leah Piekema who scored 15 points, while Moiyan Toure lead the way for the Huskies putting in 17 points and nine rebounds.
The Thunder and Huskies will meet again tomorrow in an afternoon matinee where the Thunder will be looking to redeem themselves.
The Kahunaverse Players of the Game for were #23 Moiyan Toure for Keyano and #1 Jasmine Jones for the Thunder.