Brody Clarke, Tyus Jefferson and Adam Paige scored in double figures during the Golden Bears decisive 71-61 victory over Calgary on Saturday in their men’s consolation semifinal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships on March 7 at the Ravens Nest.
Dwan Williams added nine points, four rebounds and three assists for Alberta, while U SPORTS Player of the Year Brett Layton had 22 points and 16 rebounds in a losing cause for Calgary.
Alberta shot 43.3 per cent from the field and 13.3 per cent from three, compared to Calgary’s 32.4 per cent shooting and 27.6 percent from beyond the arc.
With the win, Alberta advances to play the winner of Ottawa and Bishop’s on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT at the Ravens Nest, while Calgary ends their season with an overall record of 19-5 in regular season, conference playoff and U SPORTS Championship action.
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