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2011 Wilson Cup: Lakehead Thunderwolves stun #1 Carleton Ravens win OUA Championship

Lakehead Thunderwolves 77 – Carleton Ravens 62
Jamie Searle knocked down a buzzer beating three at the end of the 1st quarter to give the Thunderwolves a 15-14 lead, their first of the game as Lakehead never looked back, upsetting the #1 ranked and undefeated Carleton Ravens.

Lakehead held Ravens Forward Tyson Hinz in check, largely in part to double-teams, and took a 32-26 half-time lead. Carleton failed to hit a 3-pointer in the 1st half.

The Thunderwolves showed the nation why they are a top defensive squad, holding the Ravens to a season low 62 points and forcing 22 turnovers. More impressively, Lakehead played unselfish basketball and rotated the ball around the perimeter and beat Carleton at their own game

Top 3 Performers
Lakehead Thunderwolves:
J. Searle 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl
Y. Salhia 10 Pts, 9 Reb 1 Blk
B. Johnson 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

Carleton Ravens:
T Hinz 19 Pts, 5 Reb
E. Thompson 8 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Stl
Cole Hobin 10 Pts, 7 Reb 4 Ast, 2 Stl

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Up Next: Lakehead looks to continue its stellar season as they await their seeding for the 2011 CIS Final 8.

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