After a 1-1 split vs the Toronto reps of the OUA East (Loss 88-73 to Toronto, Win over Ryerson 102-74), the team has been re-grouping this week in prep for a big home opening weekend coming up. This Friday night the 'Wolves welcome York Lions to the Thunderdome followed by the Laurentian Voyageurs on Saturday night.
Both games are at 8pm on ssncanada (see link under the links section of this blog).
The Toronto and Ryerson games saw the victor on both occassions use some hot shooting in combination with a 2-3 zone defense. Lakehead was a victim on Friday but used the zone and hot shooting (especially by Jamie Searle who hit 11 threes in 2 games) to salvage a split in the big city.
This weekend will be tough for Lakehead as York has some of the best talent in the OUA in their lineup and Laurentian is an improving squad who now feature some elite athletes to match their general hustle and tough play. Lakehead will have to match the effort of both teams while looking to improve on their defensive execution from last weekend. Please see www.thunderwolves.ca for an official weekend preview.