Huskies defeat Badgers for second national title | Canada Basketball

Huskies defeat Badgers for second national title

OTTAWA (March 8, 2020) - Sabine Dukate, Summer Masikewich and Katriana Philipenko all scored in double figures during the Saskatchewan Huskies’ decisive 82-61 victory over the Brock Badgers on Sunday in the women’s gold medal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships at the Arena at TD Place. 

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Dukate had 24 points, three rebounds and three assists for Saskatchewan, while Samantha Keltos had 21 points, two rebounds and one assist in a losing cause for Brock. 

The Huskies shot 43.9 per cent from the field and 40.0 per cent from three, compared to the Badgers’ 34.3 per cent shooting and 37.9 percent from beyond the arc.

With the win, Saskatchewan wins their second national title in school history after capturing their first in 2016. The Huskies end their season with an overall record of 24-2 in regular season, conference playoff and U SPORTS Championship action while Brock compiled an overall record of 22-6.

Boxscore

Nike Top Performers 

Saskatchewan: Sabine Dukate 

Brock: Melissa Tatti

CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS

Championship MVP : Sabine Dukate, Saskatchewan

Championship All-Star Team

Sabine Dukate, Saskatchewan

Summer Masikewich, Saskatchewan

Melissa Tatti, Brock

Samantha Keltos, Brock

Jenna Mae Ellsworth, UPEI