Toure a Huge Double Double

The NAIT Ooks came into the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre last night with a two-game losing streak in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women's basketball regular season play.

The host Keyano College Huskies were on a two-game win streak.

Huskies lost 68-67 in Overtime.

Looking at last night stats everything...across the board was pretty even. Rebounds Huskies 35 Ooks 28; Assists Huskies 17 Ooks 18; Turnovers Huskies 18 Ooks 17; Points in the Paint Huskies 36 Ooks 30, Bench Points Huskies 17 Ooks 10 and Steals Huskies 11 Ooks 7.

The big difference was with the In Your Face blocks as the tall timer from Edmonton had nine blocks compared to only three for the home side.

The key today Saturday would be getting the shots off and of course, making them.

During warmups the Ooks in rotation hit seven three pointers in-a-row.

Huskies head coach Dwayne Vigilance steps onto the court and gives Augusta Kievisaite a high-five after she hustles back to deflect a pass that could have led to an Ooks basket. Huskies lead 11-8

Tied 11-11 after 10 minutes on the hardwood. Only six fouls called – three on each team.

Huskies have a quick spurt outscoring the Ooks 13-4 with 3:23 remaining until halftime the score Keyano 24 NAIT 15.

Back to back baskets by Moiyan Toure give Huskies their biggest lead up 26-15.

A shot from 26 feet out by Ooks Sydney Hurlburt at the buzzer.

Huskies lead at the half 30-20.

Huskies full court pressure slow up things for the Ooks. Both teams runnin' and gunnin'.

Biggest lead 45-28 for Huskies on a Toure free throw with 3:23 left in the period.

Huskies outscore Ooks 19-14 in the period and lead 49-34.

Toure looking at a possible 20-20 game as she has 19 points and 16 rebounds, heading into the final period.

Final score Huskies 61 Ooks 45.

Home Hardware Player of the Game for the Huskies is Toure with an incredible 21 points 22 rebounds.

POG for Ooks is Allie Hunder 11 points and 6 rebounds.

Huskies conclude the regular season with a record of 16 wins 8 losses while the Ooks finish at 15 wins 9 losses.

Having entered the ACAC women's program in 2010-2011 this is one of their best records with a 15-9 in 2016-2017 and 18-6 in 2017-2018.

Huskies will be hosting the 2018-2019 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Championships at the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre on the Canadian Natural Gymnasium.