Wolves money on hardcourt
The TRU WolfPack women’s basketball team kept its hopes for a home playoff game alive with a pair of wins over the Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans at the Tournament Capital Centre.
TRU (14-5) earned an 81-72 win over TWU on Thursday, Jan. 31, a night before claiming a 72-60 victory over the Spartans on Friday, Feb. 1.
“These were must-wins if we have any chance of hosting,” WolfPack bench boss Scott Reeves said.
“We had to win these games.”
TRU needs to sweep its remaining games — two against the Fraser Valley Cascades and one against the UBC Okanagan Heat — and get help from a few underdogs if Canada West post-season basketball at the TCC is in the cards.
Reeves was just happy his team did its part against the Spartans on home turf.
“We have done well on our home court,” he said.
“I think that goes into the culture that we wanted to build here.”
In men’s basketball play, TRU fell twice to TWU — losing 93-70 on Thursday and 83-75 on Friday.
The WolfPack men (6-13) will miss the playoffs.