EDMONTON, ALTA. - The NAIT Ooks bounced back to defeat the Keyano Huskies 87-85 in overtime, Saturday afternoon in the NAIT gymnasium.
Keyano controlled the play for the first half of the game, outscoring the Ooks 43-32. In the second half, the Ooks found their stride outscoring the Huskies 25-16 in the third quarter, and 19-17 in the fourth to send the game to overtime. In extra time, it would be NAIT who carried their momentum forward completing the comeback and defeating Keyano 87-85.
When asked about the game Ooks head coach, Mike Connolly said: "We need to play better defense still, but we hung around and gave ourselves a chance to win."
Players of the Game
NAIT Ooks - Samson Cleare
Keyano Huskies - Chris Oppong
The Big Picture
At the end of the first half, The NAIT Ooks sit 6-6 in 4th place of the ACAC north division, while the Keyano Huskies are 7-5 and sit 2nd.