Basketball: McGill University Defeats Bermuda

August 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Bermuda Basketball Association National Select Team was recently in action on their 2019 Montreal Tour.

The Bermuda team consisted of Steve Brown-Darrell, Adam Correia, Jaren Haley, Linden Jackson, Kameron James, Eric Lambert, Vernon Lambe III, Caelin Peters, Yusef Riley [Captain], and Seward Smith as they faced off against McGill University, led by coach Gavin MacKenzie.

McGill University welcomed back Riley, who played for McGill in 2012-13, but that’s where the pleasantries ended as the competition took over, with the Bermuda team eventually falling 101-74.

Bermuda were outscored 24 – 11 in the first quarter. McGill and Bermuda scored 27 points each in the second quarter as McGill took a 51 – 38 lead at the break.

In the third quarter, Bermuda scored only 15 points while McGill scored 28 to lead 79 – 53. In the final quarter, Bermuda scored 21 and McGill scored 22 points for the 27 point win.

The Bermuda team was out rebounded 56-23. Bermuda was led by Haley, who scored 23 points, while Riley added 20 points and Jackson scored 16.

Riley led the team on the boards by grabbing nine, while Haley and Caelin Peters both grabbed three each.

Sam Jenkins led McGill with 20 points; he was one of six players in double figures. Quarry Whyne grabbed nine rebounds.

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