Men’s third star – Brody Clarke
Alberta Golden Bears basketball
Game log: Thursday, Jan. 4 – 21 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, and a block in 92-79 W @ Calgary / Saturday, Jan. 6 – 17 points, 18 rebounds, four assists, and one block in 71061 W vs. Calgary.
Third-year University of Alberta Golden Bears forward Brody Clarke is the Canada West third star of the week after leading the Bears to a sweep of the previously No.2-ranked Calgary Dinos.
Clarke was tremendous at both ends of the floor in the home-and-home series, recording a combined 38 points, 38 rebounds, and six assists, while shooting 50 per cent from the field.
The 2015-16 Canada West Rookie of the Year finished with a game-high 21 points in the Bears 92-79 win in Calgary on Thursday, while also adding 10 rebounds, six of which were offensive, and adding a pair of assists.
Clarke was just as dominant on Saturday, adding another 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting, while pulling in a season-high 18 rebounds in the win. Another six of Clarke’s 18 rebounds were offensive, as the Bears out-rebounded Calgary 49-29 in the ten-point win.
The Golden Bears, who now sit atop Canada West with an 11-1 record, will host the 8-4 Regina Cougars this weekend at Saville Community Sports Centre in Edmonton.