Thunderwolves men’s basketball gains good experience in their first game of the year

| Basketball (M), News

Despite a strong first half, the Thunderwolves men’s basketball team would drop their first preseason game 88-63 to the Winnipeg Wesmen on Thursday night at the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse.

“It was a tough first one but a good learning experience,” said Head Coach Ryan Thomson. 

“The guys are looking to bounce back tomorrow.”

Thunderwolves forward Eric Gonzalez had a great first game with the Thunderwolves, scoring 11 points.. Thunderwolves sophomore Alston Harris would lead the Wolves in scoring with 12 points. On the defensive side, Laoui Msambya would lead the team with 8 rebounds. 

Winnipeg’s Narcisse Ambanza and Adam Benrabah would both score 20 points to lead the Wesmen. Benrabah also led the Wesmen defensively with 11 rebounds.

The Thunderwolves will be looking to bounce back on Friday, Oct. 4 with a 12:00 PM rematch against the Wesmen at the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse.

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