Brandon’s Emerick Ravier goes up for two over Victoria’s Reiner Theil. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
Third-quarter struggles cost the Brandon University Bobcats their Canada West men’s basketball season opener on Friday night at the Healthy Living Centre.
@:Brandon was outscored 19-8 in the third quarter and ultimately fell 77-50 to the Victoria Vikes, who are ranked fifth in the country.
Jordan Reaves led the Bobcats with 10 points, while Ali-Mounir Benabdelhak added eight and Kenonte Ramsey chipped in with seven. Terrell Evans paced the Vikes with 17 points.
Neelin graduate Theo Farough made his debut for Brandon with four and a half minutes left in the game and grabbed one rebound.
Brandon will host the UBC Thunderbirds, ranked eighth in the country, tonight at BU at 7 o’clock.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition November 2, 2013