(SYDNEY, NS) The UNB Reds had to settle for a weekend split Saturday, dropping an 86-85 overtime decision to the Cape Breton Capers.
The one-point loss came less than 24 hours after the Reds routed the Capers 97-56
The teams took turns winning quarters, and the game was always within ten points.
The Capers and Reds were tied 77-77 after 40 minutes.
Osman Omar (Mississauga, ON) led the Capers with 32 points.
Cooper Ward (Ipswich, Australia) had a strong game, scoring 15 points, grabbing nine rebounds and dishing out four assists.
The Reds had their own 30-point star in Matur Maluach (Sydney, Australia), who also had 11 rebounds.
Omar was named the Subway Player of the Game.
The Reds and Capers are both 3-and-3 now.
UNB returns home and will host the Saint Mary's Huskies, next Saturday, in an 8:00pm start.
The Capers go on the road to face UPEI the same day.
RECAP BY: CBU Athletics
PHOTOS BY: Vaughan Merchant/for CBU Athletics