VIU basketball teams perfect again on road

Vancouver Island University’s basketball teams are unbeatable in PacWest play these days.

Vancouver Island University’s basketball teams are unbeatable in PacWest play these days.

The VIU Mariners men won twice more on the road this past weekend to extend their perfect record to 18-0, while the M’s women extended their win streak to five straight.

VIU’s men thumped the Capilano Blues 99-63 on Friday in North Vancouver, then handled the Douglas Royals on Saturday, 86-66.

In Friday’s game, Josh Ross scored 32 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, while Jason Fortin scored 15 to go with 10 boards.

The next day it was Bryson Cox leading the offence with 20 points, while Jerod Dorby scored 14 points and hauled down 14 rebounds.

In women’s play, the Mariners beat the Blues 57-45, then took out the Royals 66-55.

The first game saw Sara Simovic score 15 points, while Lanae Adams pulled down 19 rebounds.

The next day Sienna Pollard had 19 points and 14 rebounds and Adams had 19 points and 11 boards.

VIU’s hoops teams are on the road again this coming weekend (Feb. 19-20), visiting Columbia Bible College and then Kwantlen Polytechnic.

Nanaimo News Bulletin

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