The Dalhousie Agriculture Campus (DAL AC) were in town to face-off against the UNB Saint John Seawolves, in a key matchup in ACAA men’s basketball. The Seawolves, who are in the midst of a playoff hunt, jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, as they handed the Rams a 72-54 loss.
The first quarter started off well for UNB Saint John, as they took an early lead, riding the hot hands of Ryan Foster. DAL AC had no answer for the onslaught and Foster and the Seawolves took a 25-19 lead into the second quarter. The Seawolves continued to press the attack in the second quarter, putting up another 14 points, doubling up over the Rams seven and closing out the half up 39-26.
Not looking to lose any momentum, the Seawolves came out firing to start the third quarter. The Rams struggled to contain the UNB Saint John attack and the Seawolves doubled up on the Rams again, 22-11, increasing their lead to 61-37.
DAL AC attempted to get back in the game in the fourth quarter, as they managed to outscore the Seawolves 17-11. But it was too late for the Rams, as UNB Saint John’s lead was too great and the Seawolves took the game, 72-54.
Foster was the hot hand for the Seawolves, as he chipped in with 30 points. Jarred Crawford added 12 points and Nick Huggard finished with 10 points. Thomas Waggott had a game-high nine rebounds for the Seawolves. The Rams were led by Neel Amin who had 15 points and eight rebounds while Devin Elsemore added 15 points.
The Seawolves helped their playoff chances with the win and now sit alone in the sixth and final playoff spot with a 4-12 record. The Rams remain in eighth place with a 1-17 record.