Gaiters clinch playoff spot with thrilling 95-92 win over Laval

CIS College

LENNOXVILLE, Que – Six Gaiters scored in double figures as the Bishop’s Gaiters clinched a playoff spot with a 95-92 victory over Laval on Thursday night in Mitchell Gym in RSEQ University men’s basketball.

The high-scoring affair saw the lead change hands 12 times and was tied on four occasions.

Sidney Tremblay-Lacombe scored 31 and Vladimir Thomas had 30 in the loss for Laval who is officially eliminated from playoff contention.

At 6-8 the Gaiters can finish as high as third place or as low as fourth in the RSEQ standings with two games remaining.

Their next opponent, the Concordia Stingers (9-4) are in a battle for top spot in the conference. The foes tip-off on Thursday at 8 p.m. in Mitchell Gym.

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