Clan women clawed by Wildcats

The drive for a bye into the Great Northwest Athletic Conference post-season hit a bit of a speed bump for the Simon Fraser University women’s basketball team Thursday.

The Clan lost, 83-74, to the Central Washington University Wildcats at the West gym on Burnaby Mountain.

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Port Coquitlam’s Ozioma Nwabuko had six points and Coquitlam’s Kendal Sands scored four points in the losing effort.

The loss leaves the 11-4 Clan in third place in the conference standings. The University of Alaska Anchorage and Northwest Nazarene have already clinched playoff positions.

SFU hosts Northwest Nazarene on Saturday, 7 p.m., at the West gym.

The men’s team, meanwhile, heads to Western Oregon University in Monmouth, OR., for a game against the Wolves on Saturday.

The Clan is coming off a 79-56 win over Concordia University, Thursday in Portland, OR.

Dr. Charles Best grad Graham Miller scored two points in 10 minutes of court time. He also pulled down one rebound.

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