EDMONTON, ALTA. - Jamal Hinds put up a game-high 23 points however, it was not enough as the NAIT Ooks fell to the Lakeland Rustlers 91-84 on Saturday night in the NAIT gymnasium.
The NAIT Ooks went down early in the game, trailing 49-33 at halftime. NAIT began to battle back in the second half, but would ultimately run out of time losing 91-84.
Saturday night was seniors night for the NAIT Ooks. Samson Cleare was honoured as he completes his fifth and final year of eligibility which he played the majority of with the Ooks.
Players of the Game
NAIT Ooks - Samson Cleare
Lakeland Rustlers - Artavis Holiday
The Big Picture
The NAIT Ooks now fall to 8-14, while the Lakeland Rustlers sit in fourth place in the ACAC North division with a record of 15-7.
The NAIT Ooks will head up to Fort McMurray to face the Keyano Huskies, while Lakeland will take part in a home and home series with the Augustana Vikings.