Thunderwolves Take Down Manitoba Bisons, 76-56

Lakehead Thunderwolves Men bounce back against Wilfred Laurier this weekend.
Lakehead Thunderwolves Basketball

Winnipeg, MB – SPORTS – The Lakehead University Thunderwolves improved to 2-0 at the 99.9 BOB FM Shootout with a convincing 76-56 victory over the University of Manitoba Bisons.

“Great effort and energy to start but it got very scrappy and our level of play dropped. Overall it was a nice team win but we need to improve our rebounding,” said Coach Jon Kreiner

Four Lakehead starters scored in double-digits led by Leashja Grant’s game-high 21 points. Bridget O’Reilly added 19 with five-three pointers. Lily Gruber-Schulz and Jerika Baldin each scoring 11.

Lakehead went into the halftime break leading 44-32 and put the game out of reach in the third, outscoring the Bisons 19-7 to carry 63-39 lead into the final quarter.

Lakehead will face UNBC at 10:00 AM on Sunday.

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