Kyle Desmarais scored only five points but hit a jump-shot at the buzzer as No.10-ranked Concordia rallied to edge visiting McGill 62-61 in men's university basketball before a capacity crowd, Saturday.
Xavier Baribeau, a fifth-year guard from Quebec City, scored only eight points but hit a key jump shot with 47 seconds remaining as Laval edged visiting McGill 57-56 in men's basketball before a crowd of 825 at the Centre PEPS, Thursday.
Anneth Him-Lazarenko of Laval, Que., and Vincent Dufort of Smiths Falls, Ont., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Feb. 5, 2012.
Freshman Vincent Dufort of Smiths Falls, Ont., scored 18 points as McGill rallied from an 11-point deficit to defeat visiting Laval 75-66 in men's university basketball before 328 fans at Love Competition Hall, Saturday. It was the fourth consecutive win for the Redmen who sit second in the RSEQ conference standings with an 8-4 record and just four games remaining before playoffs.
The McGill Redmen used a balanced attack to defeat the Bishop's Gaiters, 61-44, in Quebec university men's basketball league play at the Mitchell Gym, Friday. Four players scored in double figures for the Redmen, who picked up their third straight win.
Mélodie Daoust of Valleyfield, Que., and Vincent Dufort of Smiths Falls, Ont., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Jan. 29, 2012.