Melissa Tatti’s shot with 25 seconds remaining proved to be the winner as the Brock Badgers defeated the Calgary Dinos 72-71 in their women’s quarterfinal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships on Thursday.
Tatti, the OUA Player of the Year, scored 17 points with seven rebounds and five assists for the Badgers, while teammate Samantha Keltos had 24 points and five boards, and Jessica Morris scored 20. Calgary’s Liene Stalidzane had 18 points and eight rebounds in a losing cause.
Brock shot 40.9 per cent from the field and 41.7 per cent from three, compared to the Calgary’s 37 per cent shooting and 34.3 percent from beyond the arc.
With the win, Brock advances to play the UPEI Panthers on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT in the women’s semifinal, while Calgary takes on Ryerson in the women’s consolation semifinal on Friday at 1 p.m. ET at the Ravens Nest.
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Brock: Samantha Keltos
Calgary: Liene Stalidzane