Lancers Sink Lakers


Lancers forward Marco Kovac lays up for 2 of his24 points against Nipissing Friday night at St Denis. The Lancers earned their 9th win of the season to remain 2 points ahead of Western in the OUA West.
Photo by John Skinner.

Header-image-Shalapata-2By Ian Shalapata

(WINDSOR, ON) – The OUA West leading Windsor Lancers (9-6) handed the visiting Nipissing Lakers their 19th straight defeat this season, winning at St Denis 93-71 Friday night. The 4th straight win puts Windsor 2 points clear of the 2nd place Western Mustangs.

Once again Alex Campbell stepped up to lead the Lancers, putting up a game-high 27 points while clearing the board for 4 rebounds and dishing 5 assists.

Campbell was joined in the double digit club by Marko Kovac, who dropped 24 points, and Isiah Osborne and Tyler Persaud with 18 and 12, respectively.


Alex Campbell (9) led the Lancer offense with a game-high 27 points as the Blue and Gold hosted the Nipissing Lakers in Windsor.
Photo by John Skinner.

Mike Rocca was the big man on defense as he pulled down 7 boards while Kovac also contributed 5 steals.

The Lancers had just a 2-point lead after the 1st quarter, but they were just warming up. The Blue and Gold pushed their lead to 11 points by half time and were leading by 14 heading into the final frame.

Windsor made it rain in the 4th quarter, out-scoring Nipissing 21-13 to close out the game.

The Lancers will play their next three matches on the road starting with a tilt vs York in Toronto on Friday. They’ll follow that up by going head-to-head against Queen’s in Kingston the following night.


Tyler Persaud dropped a free throw as the Lakers attempted to box out the Lancers in the key. Persaud scored 12 for Windsor in a 93-71 victory 5 February 2016.
Photo by John Skinner.


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Ian Shalapata
Ian writes for and provides imagery to Square Media Group as well as accepting freelance photographic assignments. In addition, he has contributed to media organizations, sporting groups, and individuals across North America including the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Chatham-Kent Sports Network, the Golf Association of Michigan, League 1 Ontario, as well as numerous colleges and universities in Canada and the United States. Email Ian Shalapata
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