The Alliance loses its last game at home

Alliance lose last game at home


In its last game at the Verdun Auditorium of its inaugural season, the Montreal Alliance fell to the Saskatchewan Rattlers by a score of 82 to 72, Friday night, in front of 3,467 fans . 

Head coach Vincent Lavandier's men have won just four of their 10 meetings at home. These are their only four wins so far, as they will try to halt a five-game losing streak to conclude their campaign on Monday against the Ottawa BlackJacks.

The fourth quarter was the best of the season. local team, with 23 points scored against 22 granted, but that was not enough for the Alliance (4-15). At halftime, the Montreal team trailed by eight points and this delay continued.

At the end of the game, the “Elam Ending” was established at 81 points and it was D'andre Bernard who drove the final nail by hitting an “alley-oop” to give the Rattlers the victory.

< p>Kemy Osse was the most productive for the Alliance side with 16 points. Nathan Cayo and Hernst Laroche also reached the 10-point mark.

Earlier in the day, the Alliance signed Quebec's Elijah Ifejeh for its last two games of the season in the Canadian Elite League of basketball. He had four points in nearly 20 minutes on the floor.

Ifejeh is a six-foot-seven winger. The Montreal native recently played for the Windsor Express of the National Basketball League of Canada. In 12 games with this club, he averaged 5.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.

Previously, Ifejeh rolled his bump in the United States. United. He has notably worn the colors of the University of Louisiana at Monroe (2019-2020), the University of Southeastern Louisiana (2020-2021) and the University of Prairie View A&M (2021- 2022).