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Huskies defeat Capers 101-70, Reefer nets 25

Huskies defeat Capers 101-70, Reefer nets 25

(Halifax, N.S.)—The host Saint Mary's Huskies used 25 points from Theon Reefer to defeat the Cape Breton University Capers 101-70 Saturday in AUS men's basketball action from the Homburg Centre.


The 6-6 guard from Toronto had 10 rebounds, good for a double-double for SMU.


Saint Mary's cruised out to a 21-13 first quarter lead after 10 minutes and CBU outscored the Huskies 13-12 in the second quarter and trailed Saint Mary's 33-26 at the half.


A 29-11 third quarter saw the Huskies lead 73-46 after thirty minutes.


The fourth quarter saw SMU outscore the Capers 28-24 in the frame and Saint Mary's won 101-70.


Despite Kenny Jean-Louis (Montreal, Que.) having a double-double with 27 points and 13 rebounds, the Capers drop to 0-11 in conference play.


Blake Gallatly (Maffra, Victoria, Australia) added nine points in the loss.


Marquis Clayton (Halifax, N.S.) added 10 points and six rebounds in the win for the Huskies, who improve to 7-5 (18 points) in AUS standings.


Brent Martindale (Kingston, Ont.) finished with 10 points in 14 minutes off SMU's bench.


Both teams return to action Saturday January 21st at 8 p.m.


Source Dominic Nolsaco, SMU Communications

Photo Nick Pearce