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Algoma U Advances to OCAA Men's Basketball Championship

LOCAL2 Staff for local2 sault ste. marie
February 26th, 2012 at 10:38am | Last Updated at 10:39am



Algoma University Thunderbirds Forward Dele Oworu drives to the basket in the 2nd Half of a game February 25 2012 against the George Brown Huskies. The Algoma University Thunderbirds defeated the George Brown Huskies 74-69 at the George Leach Centre and advance to the OCAA Quarter-Finals.
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Credit: Kenneth Armstrong



The Algoma University Thunderbirds Men's Basketball team survived an OCAA Championship qualifying round game Saturday night against the visiting George Brown Huskies. The Thunderbirds were down by 3 at the half as George Brown held the 39-36 lead. The Thunderbirds were able to rally in the 2nd half of the do-or-die game, eliminating George Brown in the process.

The Algoma University Thunderbirds defeated the George Brown Huskies 74-69 at the George Leach Centre in Sault Ste Marie and advance to a quarter-final match-up against the Algonquin College Thunder at the OCAA Championship in Ottawa March 1-3rd.

The Algoma University Women's team has already qualified for the OCAA Championships being held in Toronto.
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Credit: Kenneth Armstrong


Algoma University Thunderbirds Guard Jovain Wilson dribbles under pressure in the 2nd Half of a game February 25 2012 against the George Brown Huskies. The Algoma University Thunderbirds defeated the George Brown Huskies 74-69 at the George Leach Centre and advance to the OCAA Quarter-Finals.

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