03/17/2016 18:02 EDT | Updated 03/18/2017 01:12 EDT

Ravens open CIS men's hoop event with 91-75 victory over Thompson Rivers

VANCOUVER — Ryan Ejim had 26 points as the Carleton Ravens opened the Canadian university men's basketball tournament with a 91-75 win over Thompson Rivers on Thursday.

Ejim finished 11-of-14 from the field and made four-of-six free throws to lead the second-ranked Ravens.

Connor Wood added 18 points for the winners, who outrebounded Thompson Rivers 54-37 and scored 24 points off turnovers.

Gerard Gore scored 22 points for No. 7 Thompson Rivers. He hit 9-of-12 shots from the field and converted 4-of-7 free throw attempts.

In other quarter-final action, Dalhousie takes on Ottawa, McGill faces Calgary and UBC tips off against Ryerson.


The Canadian Press