The George Brown Huskies women's basketball team picked up an 86-75 victory over the UTM Eagles at Casa Loma Athletic Centre on Friday night.
Notable Stats: Victoria Lawrence filled the stat sheet recording a game-high 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals, while veteran guard Zae Sellers did the same with 22 points, seven rebounds, six assists and two steals.
Fourth-year forward Coco Sauve chipped in with 14 points and five rebounds in the victory.
Jade Addai led the way for the Eagles with 24 points and five steals.
Coming off a tough loss to Durham earlier in the week head coach Warren Williams wanted to see action instead of words. "We talked at practice about enough of the talking and now it needs to be about what we're actually going to do. If we make a mistake do the next thing. Let's not talk about it anymore, let's start to do it. I thought we did a much better job tonight of making plays instead of talking about it."
How It Happened: Both teams came out firing on all cylinders as they shot 50% from the field. Thanks to a trio of three-pointers from Sellers, the Huskies led 24-21 after the opening quarter.
The Eagles responded generating a 17-3 run to jump ahead and take a 44-41 lead into halftime. The Huskies put together a response of their own outscoring the Eagles 21-13 out of the half to take a 62-57 advantage into the fourth quarter.
The back-and-forth continued in the final quarter, which saw the Eagles only down by three late in the frame. The Huskies though put their foot back on the gas pedal and outscored their opponents 13-5 the rest of the way for the win.
First-year guard Samuelle Hakh, who hit a pair of clutch three-pointers down the stretch believes the team's overall defence was a key factor. "We communicated a lot more and played better defence. We just played better as a team."
Up Next: The Huskies will host the undefeated Algonquin Thunder on Friday, January 31st at Casa Loma Athletic Centre. Tip-off is at for 6:00 pm.
March 6, 2020 HUSKIES DROP QUARTER-FINAL GAME TO ST.CLAIR
March 5, 2020 TRIO OF HUSKIES EARN OCAA HONOURS
March 4, 2020 HUSKIES BATTLE HOST TEAMS IN QUARTER-FINALS
March 2, 2020 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
February 29, 2020 HUSKIES ARE OFF TO PROVINCIAL QUARTER-FINALS
February 25, 2020 HUSKIES WEEKLY PLAYOFF PREVIEW
February 24, 2020 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
February 21, 2020 SELLERS HAS CAREER NIGHT IN SEASON FINALE
February 14, 2020 GEORGE BROWN EXTENDS WINNING STREAK TO FIVE
February 10, 2020 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
February 10, 2020 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
February 7, 2020 HUSKIES GO 2-0 ON ROAD TRIP
February 4, 2020 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
February 3, 2020 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
January 31, 2020 HUSKIES UPSET #1 ALGONQUIN AT HOME IN BIG COMEBACK
January 27, 2020 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
January 24, 2020 HUSKIES SNATCH BIG WIN OVER UTM
January 21, 2020 HUSKIES DROP DECISION TO LORDS
January 20, 2020 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
January 10, 2020 HUSKIES TAKE FIRST WIN OF 2020 IN OVERTIME
January 7, 2020 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
January 6, 2020 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
November 30, 2019 HUSKIES SHUT DOWN IN NATION'S CAPITAL
November 25, 2019 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
November 24, 2019 HUSKIES DEFENCE TOO MUCH FOR VIKINGS
November 20, 2019 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
November 15, 2019 HUSKIES GO 3 FOR 4 ON THE ROAD WEDNESDAY NIGHT
November 12, 2019 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
November 11, 2019 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HANG ON FOR THE WIN
November 5, 2019 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
October 29, 2019 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
October 23, 2019 SELLERS SHINES IN HOME OPENER VS SENECA
October 21, 2019 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
October 21, 2019 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
October 20, 2019 BASKETBALL OPENS REGULAR SEASON WITH PAIR OF WINS
October 16, 2019 HUSKIES WEEKLY PREVIEW
September 30, 2019 HUSKIES VARSITY WEEKLY PREVIEW
September 23, 2019 HUSKIES VARSITY WEEKLY PREVIEW