Thunder lose a back and forth affair to the Huskies

Thunder lose a back and forth affair to the Huskies

EDMONTON, AB – The Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) Thunder took on the visiting Keyano Huskies in Saturday afternoon basketball action earlier today. The Huskies took the lead out of the gate and survived the push back from the Thunder as they hung on for a 79-68 victory.

The first half was a tightly contested back and forth game that saw the Huskies take a 39-33 lead into the half. The Thunder stormed back in the second half to tie the game at multiple points, and the score after three was 63-60. The Huskies pulled away in the fourth quarter, however, taking it by the 79-68 final.

This game completed the weekend series between Concordia and Keyano. The two teams are due to meet again in February where the Thunder will look to avenge the two losses. Concordia returns to action at home on November 16.

The Kahunaverse Players of the Game were #12 Jo Michel for the Huskies and #12 Thomas Laxdal for the Thunder.