U SPORTS Men's Basketball: Monday roundups

U SPORTS Men's Basketball: Monday roundups

Clayton’s buzzer-beater helps SMU defeat Acadia 93-90

* Acadia 90  Saint Mary's 93  Final 

(Halifax, N.S.)—The Saint Mary's Huskies fifth-year guard Marquis Clayton(Halifax, N.S.) hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating three-pointer Saturday night, topping the Acadia Axemen 93-90 in AUS men's basketball action from the Homburg Centre.

Tied 90-90 with 45 seconds left, SMU had two chances to score and could not find the basket.

Acadia gained possession with 16 seconds and missed a wide-open shot with five seconds left.

The Huskies called a time-out on the air ball and advanced the ball to half-court.

Clayton drained the three-pointer as time expired, giving SMU the 93-90 victory.

The Axemen led 20-15 after 10 minutes and SMU used a 31-18 second quarter score to build a 46-38 halftime cushion.

Acadia outscored Saint Mary's 28-23 in the third quarter and trailed SMU by three, 69-66 after thirty minutes.

Both teams were even, 24-24, in the final frame and neither held more than a four-point advantage in the quarter.

Theon Reefer (Toronto, Ont.) paced the Huskies and all scorers with 25 points on 9 for 18 shooting from the floor.

Ben Miller (Winnipeg, Man.) had 21 points for Acadia, who drop to 8-8 and sit in sixth-place in the AUS with 22 points.

All five of Acadia's starters scored in double-digits, with Trevon Grant (Nassau, Bahamas) adding a double-double with 10 rebounds to go along with his 11 points.

Clayton finished with 23 points as SMU improves to 11-6 and sit in third-place with 30 points.

Brian Rouse (Mississauga, Ont.) added 15 points for Saint Mary's and Kemar Alleyne(Scarborough, Ont.) had 12.

Both teams return to action February 17th at 8 p.m. when Acadia hosts 8-8 StFX and SMU travels to U Sports No. 10 ranked 13-4 Dalhousie.

Saint Mary's concludes the regular-season with a two-game road trip February 24th-25thversus 0-16 Cape Breton Capers.

Dominic Nolasco, SMU Communications

Source: http://smu.prestosports.com/

 

Complete Results: 

Tue. 7  * Dalhousie 77  StFX 65  Final 
  (4-point game) 
Wed. 8  * Laurier 86  Windsor 89  Final 
  Caesars Windsor 
   * Waterloo 96  Western 77  Final 
  Alumni Hall 
Thu. 9  * UQAM 70  McGill 99  Final 
Fri. 10  * Toronto 73  Ryerson 87  Final 
  Mattamy Athletic Centre 
   * Lakehead 63  Guelph 62  Final 
  WF Mitchell Athletics Centre 
   * Ottawa 70  York 69  Final 
  Tait-Main Gym 
   * Laurentian 78  Nipissing 82  Final 
  Robert J Surtees Student Athletics Centre 
   * Carleton 93  Queen's 50  Final 
  Athletics & Recreation Centre 
   * Algoma 55  Brock 72  Final 
  Bob Davis Gymnasium 
   * Mount Royal 71  Manitoba 72  Final 
   * Thompson Rivers 54  Regina 81  Final 
   * MacEwan 74  Calgary 101  Final 
   * UBC 87  Trinity Western 67  Final 
   * Winnipeg 78  Victoria 86  Final 
   * UFV 87  UBC Okanagan 72  Final 
   * Saskatchewan 89  UNBC 59  Final 
Sat. 11  * Western 88  Laurier 65  Final 
  WLU Athletic Complex 
   * Windsor 69  Waterloo 84  Final 
  Physical Activities Complex 
   * StFX 86  UNB 99  Final 
   * Laval 70  Bishop's 68  Final 
   * Lethbridge 86  Alberta 97  Final 
   * UPEI 92  Memorial 106  Final 
   * Acadia 90  Saint Mary's 93  Final 
   * Mount Royal 68  Manitoba 71  Final 
   * Lakehead 62  Guelph 74  Final 
  WF Mitchell Athletics Centre 
   * Ottawa 72  Queen's 50  Final 
  Athletics & Recreation Centre 
   * Algoma 61  McMaster 76  Final 
  Burridge Gymnasium 
   * Carleton 114  York 50  Final 
  Tait-Main Gym 
   * Concordia 63  UQAM 52  Final 
   * Thompson Rivers 74  Regina 79  Final 
   * MacEwan 87  Calgary 95  Final 
   * UBC 104  Trinity Western 72  Final 
   * Winnipeg 78  Victoria 79  Final 
   * UFV 85  UBC Okanagan 78  Final 
   * Saskatchewan 77  UNBC 57  Final 
Sun. 12  * UPEI 90  Memorial 97  Final 
   * StFX 82  UNB 91  Final 
   * Lethbridge 96  Alberta 94  Final - 2OT