SFU's Javari Williams elevates for a dunk as a group of Kwantlen defenders look on. - Brian Jones Photo
You remember the line in the Westside Connection song ‘Gangsta Nation’?
Third verse? Ice Cube… ‘I don’t holla at these hoes that sing like Ashanti/ Body like Beyonce/ Face like Andre (uhhh).’
Well last night’s smackdown that the Simon Fraser University Clan laid on the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Eagles had a face like Andre, and after the clock wound down, all I could say was uhhh.
Third-year point-forward Omid Davani brings up the ball against Douglas' Malcolm Mensah. - Brian Jones Photo
Can a team be too talented to fail?
Can a team be too talented to be the best in their league?
Not in this case.
With an 81-73 win over the Douglas College Royals Saturday night at Douglas’ New Westminster campus, the Capilano University Blues have locked up first place in the PacWest standings.
Royals guard Mity Mahal elevates for a runner over Kermodes defender Josh Beasley during Friday night's matchup. Mahal had 15 points, six rebounds and two steals in Douglas' 70-54 win. - Brian Jones Photo
Jordan and Pippen? Stockton and Malone? I’m sorry but ‘Athwal and Mahal’ just has a better ring to it.
After seeing major contributions from secondary players in last week’s victory against Kwantlen, Douglas’ dominant duo of Ravi Athwal and Mity Mahal emerged once again as the offensive leaders in a 70-54 win over the Quest University Kermodes Friday night at Douglas’ New West Campus.