A pair of late free throws were the difference on Saturday as the Guelph Gryphons earned a split in Ontario University Association men’s basketball action against Algoma University at the George Leach Centre.
Malcolm Glanville hit a pair of free throws with five seconds to go in overtime to give the Guelph men an 87-85 win over Algoma.
The game was a rebound for Guelph after Algoma overcame an early deficit on Friday night to beat the Gryphons 77-63.
Banky Alade led Guelph in Saturday’s win with 28 points and 16 rebounds.
Tommy Yanchus added 21 points and nine rebounds while Glanville had 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Jermaine Lyle led Algoma with 18 points.
Jamari Stephenson chipped in with 13 points for Algoma while Elijah Butler had 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Nathan Riley also had a solid night for Algoma with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
In Friday’s game, Riley had 23 points and 12 rebounds for Algoma in a winning effort.
Nick Gehlen added 17 points while Stephenson had 14 points for Algoma.
Glanville had 23 points for Guelph on Friday.
Alade added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Gryphons in Friday’s loss.
In women’s action on Saturday, a 30-point performance from Karina Cole led Algoma to a 91-83 win over Guelph.
Karly Fracalanza chipped in with 23 points for Algoma.
Skyla Minaker had 25 points for Guelph while Julia Kokonis had 17 points.
On Friday night, Burke Bechard had 14 points and 11 rebounds as Guelph beat Algoma 79-70.
Hanna Pryce had 15 points while Minaker and Natalie Vigna had 12 points each for Guelph.
Dionne Martin led Algoma in Friday’s contest with 21 points while Fracalanza had 16 points.