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Preview: Gee-Gees look to lock down upstart Thunderwolves

Greg Mason.
Greg Mason.
  • The Matchup: #7 Ottawa Gee-Gees (3-2) vs Lakehead Thunderwolves (2-2)
  • Location: University of Ottawa – Montpetit Hall
  • Tip-off: 8 p.m.
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  • Series Record: Ottawa leads 16-7 (since 1983)
  • Last Meeting: Ottawa 94 at Lakehead 59 – November 25, 2017


  • Major Stat Leaders:
  • The Gee-Gees have been ranked in each of the first three U SPORTS Top 10 polls this season
  • Guillaume Pépin's team leading 16.0 points per game also ranks him as the top first year scorer in the conference
  • The Gee-Gees rank fifth in the OUA in three pointers made per game (9.0), led by Gage Sabean (2.2 per game) and Brandon Robinson (2.0 per game)
  • On the other end of the court the Gee-Gees have done a great job of limiting the deep threat by their opponents, holding their collective average to 26.2%
  • First-year guard Kevin Civil is ranked fifth in the OUA with 10 steals this season


  • Major Stat Leaders
    • Points: Davarius Wright – 16.7 per game
    • Assists: Nick Burke – 4.5 per game
    • Rebounds: Davarius Wright– 7.3 per game
  • This game marks a homecoming for three Thunderwolves players as Alston Harris, Lock Lam, and Kevin Ndahiro return to their hometown of Ottawa
  • This is the first time this season that the Thunderwolves will play a team that has been featured in a U SPORTS Top 10 poll
  • The Thunderwolves have relied heavily on the long ball this season as they are ranked in the OUA's top five for three pointers made per game (10.5), three pointers attempted per game (29.0), and made three point percentage (36.2)
  • The Thunderwolves are the only team in the OUA with three players in the top 25 for points per game – Davarius Wright (16.7), Kevin Ndahiro (15.5) and Isaiah Traylor (14.3)