In a battle of the two top MCAC Men’s Basketball teams, the Red River College Rebels came out on top of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen 78-70 tonight at the North Gym on Notre Dame Campus. Point Guard Vince Munoz led the Rebels tonight with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Taylor Brown had a big game hitting 4 three-pointers, adding to a total of 16 points along with Even Walker chipping in 12 points and 6 boards. Keenan Benarroch and Jon Picicci were the high scorers each for the Wesmen with 17 points apiece.
The Rebels and Wesmen split the season series winning two each, both on their home courts. They are now tied atop the standings with matching 11-2 records. Both teams have one game remaining on the season. The Rebels host Providence February 22nd, while the Wesmen host the CMU that same afternoon.