OOKS CLINCH PLAYOFFS WITH WIN OVER WOLVES

OOKS CLINCH PLAYOFFS WITH WIN OVER WOLVES

Edmonton, AB - 4th year guard Samson Cleare scored a team-high 21 points and added 13 rebounds as the NAIT Ooks topped the Grande Praire Wolves 86-82 in ACAC men's basketball action Saturday afternoon at the NAIT Gymnasium.

Kenny Johnson led all scores with 37 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists in a losing cause for the Wolves.

The Ooks height advantage came out beneficial once again as the Wolves couldn't stop Cleare under the basket scoring 10 of his 13 attempts. The Ooks also had 5 players hitting double digits on this afternoon's match.

With this win the Ooks record improves to 15-7 and guarantee a playoff position, while the Wolves fall to 12-12 and are out of the playoff contention. NAIT's next game will be Friday February 23rd at 8:00pm when they face the Augustana Vikings on their last home game of the regular season.