Tigers headed to national men's basketball final

Championship game streams live at CBC.ca Sunday night

- March 8, 2020

(Photo courtesy of Wutti)
(Photo courtesy of Wutti)

OTTAWA (U SPORTS) – Alex Carson, Sascha Kappos, and Jordan Brathwaite all scored in double figures during the Dalhousie Tigers' decisive 84-55 victory over the UBC Thunderbirds on Saturday in their men's Semifinal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships at The Arena at TD Place.

Keevan Veinot added eight points, four rebounds and four assists for the Tigers, while Jadon Cohee had 19 points and three assists in a losing cause for UBC.

Dalhousie shot 42.4 per cent from the field and 39.1 per cent from three, compared to the Thunderbirds' 27.4 per cent shooting and 21.4 percent from beyond the arc.

With the win, Dalhousie advances to play Carleton on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET / 9 p.m AT in the men's gold medal game, while UBC takes on Western in the men's bronze medal Game at 2 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. AT on Sunday at the Ravens Nest.

Watch the game live: Dalhousie vs. Carleton, 9 p.m. Atlantic


Nike Players of the Game

Dalhousie: Sascha Kappos
UBC: Jadon Cohee  


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