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Crandall Chargers Hassan Maidal, left, drives the ball as Holland College Hurricanes Trevone Grant defends during the first half of Sunday’s basketball game in Moncton.
The Holland College Hurricanes came from behind Sunday to defeat the Crandall Chargers 78-74 in Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) men’s basketball action.
The host Chargers held quarter leads of 22-18, 39-36 and 52-50 before the Hurricanes outscored Crandall 28-22 in the final period.
It was the second road win of the weekend as the Hurricanes, the second ranked team in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association, improve to 7-0 heading into the Christmas break.
Eamon Morrissy led the way Sunday with 17 points, seven rebounds and three assists while Chase Bowden had 15 points and 10 rebounds. Ali Abdulaziz chipped in 13 points off the bench.
Igor Dias had 18 points for the Chargers.
The Hurricanes defeated Mount Allison 79-55 Saturday behind 20-point games from Trevone Grants and Orlando Palmer.
Mount Allison led 17-16 after the first quarter but trailed 38-27 at the half and 58-43 heading to the fourth quarter.
The Hurricanes women’s team split weekend games, winning 92-58 at Crandall, but losing 70-59 to Mount Allison.
Marvia Dean led the ‘Canes on Sunday with 19 points while Tianna Sullivan and Menny Smith chipped in with 16 and 14 points, respectively.
Holland College held quarter leads of 16-6, 36-20 and 65-39.
On Saturday, the Mounties held quarter leads of 12-10, 30-22 and 58-45.
Individual statistics were not available at press time. The Hurricanes are 4-3 heading into the break.