Written by Mark Bahensky
Photo by Marc Lafleur
OTTAWA – Tatyanna Burke’s put-back lay-up with 15.8 seconds remaining proved to be winner as the Carleton Ravens defeated the Alberta Pandas 72-70 in their women’s consolation semifinal game at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships on Friday.
Madison Reid had 33 points and three assists for Carleton, while Vanessa Wild had 18 points in a losing cause for Alberta.
Carleton shot 39.3 per cent from the field and 38.5 per cent from three, compared to Alberta’s 44.4 per cent shooting and 25 per cent from beyond the arc.
With the win, Carleton advances to play Calgary on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT in the women’s consolation final while Alberta ends their season with an overall record of 18-7 in regular season, conference playoff and U SPORTS Championship action.
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Carleton: Madison Reid
Alberta: Vanessa Wild