Championships Men’s Final 8

Omar Shiddo, Eriq Jenkins, Aryan Sharma, and Nikola Farkic all scored in double figures during the Western Mustangs’ decisive 86-72 victory over the Alberta Golden Bears on Friday in their men’s quarterfinal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships.

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Shiddo had 24 points, three rebounds and two assists for the Mustangs, while Brody Clarke and had 17 points and 13 rebounds in a losing cause for the Golden Bears.

Western shot 45.9 per cent from the field and 60.7 per cent from three, compared to Alberta’s 46.9 per cent shooting and 25.0 percent from beyond the arc.

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With the win, Western advances to play the winner of Calgary and Carleton on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT in the men’s championship semifinals, while Alberta takes on the loser of Calgary and Carleton in the men’s consolation semifinals at 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT Saturday at the Ravens Nest.


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Western: Omar Shiddo
Alberta: Brody Clarke

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