Ooks hold on late to defeat the Thunder and sweep the weekend series

Ooks hold on late to defeat the Thunder and sweep the weekend series

EDMONTON, Alta. - The NAIT Ooks women's basketball team 64-59 on Saturday night in the NAIT Gymnasium. 

The Thunder jumped out to an early 20-15 lead in the first quarter. The Ooks responded, narrowing the deficit to just one, trailing 35-34 at halftime. In the second half, NAIT continued to push as they outscored Concordia 19-12 in the third quarter, giving them a six-point lead heading into the final quarter. The Thunder pushed back trailing 58-57 with just over two minutes remaining in the game. The Ooks defense then took over as they only allowed Concordia to score two points in the final two and half minutes, leading them to a 64-59 victory, sweeping the weekend series. 

Players of the Game

NAIT Ooks - Hallie Watt

Concordia Thunder - Jasmine Jones

The Big Picture

NAIT Ooks - 6-6 - 4th in the ACAC north division

Concordia Thunder - 2-8 - 6th in the ACAC north division