EDMONTON, Alta. – With the ACAC championships on the horizon, the NAIT Ooks used the final game of the regular season against the King's Eagles to fine tune their game and head into the postseason riding a four-game win streak, punctuated by a 95-88 win on Saturday night.
Led by ACAC leading scorer and player of the game Sean-Michael Clancey, the NAIT Ooks used a high scoring first quarter to set the tone early and eventually pull away for the victory and build on the win from the night before against this same opponent.
The Ooks were strong on the glass counteracting some of their turnover woes and eliminated any chance of the Eagles using second chance points to get themselves back into the game.
A tough season for the King's Eagles comes to an end after the fourth matchup against NAIT Ooks
The win put the Ooks home record to 8-4 to finish the season and completed the series sweep for the Ooks 4-0
Players of the Game
NAIT Ooks – Sean-Michael Clancey
King's Eagles – Damien Fulp
The Big Picture
NAIT Ooks – 14-10 – T-Third in the ACAC north division
King's Eagles – 3-21 - Seventh in the ACAC north division
The NAIT Ooks will prepare for the 2020 ACAC Basketball Championships hosted by University of Alberta-Augustana, March 5-7 as the #3 or #4 seed depending on tiebreakers from the North Division.
King's Eagles season finishes as they look forward to next year.