Championships Men’s Final 8

Sascha Kappos’ dunk with 1:01 remaining proved to be the difference as the Dalhousie Tigers defeated the Ottawa Gee-Gees 67-63 in their men’s quarterfinal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships on Friday at The Arena at TD Place. 

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Keevan Veinot added 14 points, four rebounds, and three assists for Dalhousie, while Guillaume Pépin had 23 points and 15 rebounds in a losing cause for Ottawa.

Dalhousie shot 41.4 per cent from the field and 53.3 per cent from three, compared to the Gee-Gees’ 36.7 per cent shooting and 21.1 percent from beyond the arc.

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With the win, the Tigers advances to play the UBC Thunderbirds on Saturday, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT  in the men’s championship semifinals, while the Gee-Gees will take on the Bishop’s Gaiters in the men’s consolation semifinals Saturday at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT at the Ravens Nest


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Dalhousie: Keevan Veinot
Ottawa: Guillaume Pépin

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