MEN'S BASKETBALL HOLIDAY ROUNDUP: Ryerson and Lakehead named co-champions of RUNIT

MEN'S BASKETBALL HOLIDAY ROUNDUP: Ryerson and Lakehead named co-champions of RUNIT

TORONTO – Following three days of action, the host Ryerson Rams and the Lakehead Thunderwolves were named co-champions of the Ryerson University National Invitational Tournament (RUNIT) after each posting perfect 3-0 records.

The host Rams have now won three straight RUNIT titles and have an unblemished 9-0 record over that span.

This year Ryerson defeated the Sheridan Bruins 106-44 on day one, the UQAM Citadins 81-40 on day two, and closed out the tournament with another convincing win, a 94-45 decision over the Laval Rouge et Or.

Five of the six competing teams found the win column over the past three days. Full results are below.

Following the conclusion of action, Ryerson’s Adika Peter-McNeilly was named the tournament most valuable player while five players were named tournament all-stars.

Tournament MVP
Adika Peter-McNeilly – Ryerson (3 GP, 39 points, 19 rebounds, 9 assists, 1 steal)

Tournament All-Stars
Bjorn Michaelsen – Ryerson (3 GP, 31 points, 19 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals)
Henry Tan – Lakehead (3 GP, 52 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists, 5 steals)
Hugues Ryan – Laval (3 GP, 45 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists, 10 steals)
Daniel Elgadi – Brock (3 GP, 50 points, 49 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steasl)
Alexandre Bernard – UQAM (3 GP, 45 points, 19 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals)

Tournament Results
Saturday, December 28
Game 1: Brock 64 vs. Laval 72 (boxscore)
Game 2: Ryerson 106 vs. Sheridan 44 (boxscore)
Game 3: Lakehead 85  vs. UQAM 70 (boxscore)

Sunday, December 29
Game 4: Brock 71 vs. Sheridan 79 (boxscore)
Game 5: Ryerson 81 vs. UQAM 40 (boxscore)
Game 6: Lakehead 69 vs. Laval 64 (boxscore)

Monday, December 30
Game 7: Lakehead 83 vs. Sheridan 67 (boxscore)
Game 8: Ryerson 94 vs. Laval 45 (boxscore)
Game 9: Brock 76 vs. UQAM 71 (boxscore)

Source: Ryerson Sports Info

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