Vernon’s Mike Rouault (3) goes up for two of his 22 points in leading the Thompson Rivers WolfPack to an 86-80 win over the UNBC Timberwolves of Prince George in CIS Canada West men’s basketball action Friday in Kamloops. (TRU Athletics photo)

Vernon’s Mike Rouault (3) goes up for two of his 22 points in leading the Thompson Rivers WolfPack to an 86-80 win over the UNBC Timberwolves of Prince George in CIS Canada West men’s basketball action Friday in Kamloops. (TRU Athletics photo)

Rouault paces WolfPack

Vernon’s Mike Rouault scores 22 to lead TRU past UNBC in Canada West men’s hoops action

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team opened up their final weekend before Christmas with a victory.

Playing at home on the Warner Rentals court on a Friday night (Dec 1), the ‘Pack won their second in a row as they dumped the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves 86-80.

Vernon’s Mike Rouault led the ‘Pack with 22 points. He added nine rebounds, four assists and two steals and never came off the court in the game. Rouault scored 19 of his points in the opening half.

Armstrong’s Ben Kornelsen had two points and six rebounds in 14 minutes of action as the UBC Okanagan Heat lost 80-51 at home to the Manitoba Bisons.

In women’s action, the UBCO Heat lost 69-45 at home to Manitoba.

Vernon’s Jordan Korol led all players with 15 rebounds, and added two points, for the Heat. Teammate Brianna Falk of Vernon had two points.

 

Vernon’s Jordan Korol (with ball) had a monster game on the boards against the Manitoba Bisons Friday, but her UBCO Heat still fell to the Prairie visitors. (UBCO Athletics photo)

Vernon’s Jordan Korol (with ball) had a monster game on the boards against the Manitoba Bisons Friday, but her UBCO Heat still fell to the Prairie visitors. (UBCO Athletics photo)