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Hurricanes blast Blue Devils in men's basketball


CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The Holland College Hurricanes made quick work of the University of King’s College Blue Devils Sunday in Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) men’s basketball.

The Hurricanes scored 21 straight points to take a 21-2 lead and cruised to 117-79 victory in Charlottetown.

Roosevelt (Chicken) Whyley finished with 18 points, 17 rebounds, five assists and three steals in 22 minutes. Marcus Dawkins had 25 points and Jace Colley 22 and 10 rebounds.

Michael Kayeye and Antonio Kostakos chipped in 17 and 14 points, respectively, off the Hurricanes bench.

Campbell Colpitts had 21 points for the Blue Devils while Jordan Dyck had 12 and Keenan Sparks and William Colpitts each recorded 11.

Holland College held quarter leads of 34-11, 65-28 and 90-57. The Hurricanes hit half of their 86 shots from the field, connected on 29.6 per cent (8-for-27) of their three-pointers and 88.5 per cent (23-for-26) from the free-throw line. The Blue Devils were 35.2 per cent (31-for-88) from the field, 26.5 per cent (9-for-34) from three-point territory and 61.5 per cent (8-for-13) from the charity stripe.

The win came after Holland College put 133 on the Blue Devils the night before, winning 133-92.

Holland College held quarter leads of 29-14, 62-37 and 108-61.

Whyley had 26 points and 14 rebounds to lead the charge while Kostakos had 23 and Kayeye 19 off the bench. Kyle Lefave scored 13, Dawkins had 12 points and 13 rebounds and Connor Therrien and Jalen King each record 11 points.

Campbell Colpitts paced King’s with 23 points.

The Hurricanes (10-1) lead the ACAA while King’s (2-11) is second last.

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