Keough leads Canada to Victory

McKenzie pictured here representing Canada in the lead up the FISU Games with fellow CAPER and Cape Breton native Alison Keough.
McKenzie pictured here representing Canada in the lead up the FISU Games with fellow CAPER and Cape Breton native Alison Keough.

Sydney, NS - The Canadian women's basketball team used a strong performance from Cape Breton University's own Alison Keough to beat Korea 79-42. Canada which is coached by another CBU member, Fabian McKenzie moves to a perfect 2-0 at the 29th Summer Universiade round robin being held in Taipei.

Keough, a Marion Bridge, NS native led the team with 11 points to go along with 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals. The nursing student played a strong 14 minutes in a balanced attack by Canada. Keough was part of a dominant Canadian front court that out-rebounded the Koreans 67-29. 

The Canadians will finish up the round robin part of the tournament against a very strong Japanese team. Head Coach McKenzie said "The games will all be tough from here on out. Japan will be very, very good." Canada sits tied a top the Pool B standings (2-0) with Japan.