Tristan Renaud-Tremblay of Terrebonne, Que., scored a career high 30 points and was one of two McGill players to register a "double-double" as the Redmen outlasted the UNB Varsity Reds 98-95 in triple overtime at the Citadins Basketball Holiday Classic tournament hosted by UQAM, Thursday. The 55-minute contest, which took two hours and 25 minutes to play, was the longest in McGill hoops history.
David Brownrigg scored a game-high 18 points as the Montreal Dynamo, an elite senior team composed of former university stars, defeated McGill 75-64 to capture the men's division of the fourth annual Classique des Citadins basketball tournament, Friday.
Leslie Oles of Beaconsfield, Que., and Tristan Renaud-Tremblay of Terrebonne, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub, for the period ending Jan. 1, 2012.
Three Redmen reached double figures in scoring but it wasn't enough as a second-half collapse resulted in an 83-69 victory for the No.3-ranked Lakehead Thunderwolves in the men's opening round of the Classique des Citadins, a 12-team, 18-game men's and women's basketball tournament at the UQAM Sports Centre, Wednesday.
Five varsity sports teams from McGill University will be spending their holiday break in action this week.