Huskies on 12-game winning STREAK

Saturday February 1, 2020

Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference

Women's Basketball

Keyano College Huskies vs. The Kings University Eagles

Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre

Canadian Natural Gymnasium

 

What does the Number 11 conjure up in your mind?

According to Wikipedia: Apollo 11 landing on the moon.

World War I ended with an Armistice on November 11, 1918.

The stylized maple leaf on the Flag of Canada has 11 points.

Well, add to the list the Keyano Huskies women's basketball team as that is the amount of games -11 – that they have won in a row while playing in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference.

Today they go for No. 12.

 

First Period

Keyano 16 Kings 9

It wasn't until 6:27 that the Huskies scored their first field goal with Moiyan Toure following up on two of her shots to make the third. Huskies' Aliyah Johnson running the lanes with 9 points. Eagles hurting on D with two fouls called on Brittany Veldman who was Player of the Game last night.

 

Second Period

Keyano 32 Kings 24

Huskies go several minutes without a basket while the Eagles start attacking the offensive glass.  Huskies in the paint come up with 20 points for the half.

Neither side shooting well from the field with the Huskies at 33% and the Eagles 25%.

 

Third Period

Keyano 45 Kings 40

With 4:35 remaining in period the Eagles...displaying good ball movement...closes the gap...down 39-37.

Huskies finish the third period with Toure and Joy Victor each with four fouls. Combined they have scored 21 points and have hauled in 21 of the teams 28 rebounds.

 

Fourth Period

Keyano    Kings

Toure fouls out at 5:20 with her team up 52-46. Eagles' Kenna Jacobson makes a three and is fouled. Her free throw ties up the contest 52-52. A three-pointer by Huskies' Clarissa Bird has Eagles coach Brian Anstice taking a timeout.

 

Huskies player of the game honours go to Aliyah Johnson with 23 points.

 

Eagles player of the game is Gaddiel Kamuanya Tshiunza with 16 points 8 rebounds.