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Hawks lose battle of unbeatens
Laurier: 68 Carleton: 84

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OTTAWA (December 3, 2011) - The No. 8 Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks (7-1) had their season-opening seven game winning streak snapped Saturday night as they lost to the top-ranked Carleton Ravens (8-0) by a score of 84-68.

From the opening tip, the Ravens showed why they are the best team in the country as they quickly jumped out to a 13 point lead after the first quarter. The Hawks were able to cut the advantage to 11 at the half but Carleton proved to be too much on this night as they walked away with the victory on their home court.

The Ravens finished the game shooting an impressive 49.3 percent while the Hawks struggled to match their offensive output from earlier games this season, finishing just 24 of 62 (38.7 percent) from the floor.

Phillip Scrubb of Richmond, B.C., led all scorers in the game for Carleton as he finished with 21 points on the night. Teammate Tyson Hinz of Ottawa, chipped in with 19.

As for the purple and gold, Conor Meschino of Oakville, Ont., was Lauriers top offensive performer as he finished with 13 points. Hawks leading scorer Kale Harrison of Stratford, Ont., was effectively contained by the Ravens defence, finishing with just 10 points after posting 31 the night before against Ottawa.

Despite the loss, the Hawks are off to one of their best starts in team history as they enter the holiday break tied atop the OUA West Division standings with the Lakehead Thunderwolves and the McMaster Marauders as each team possesses a 7-1 record.

Laurier will begin the 2012 portion of their schedule on January 4 when they host the Waterloo Warriors at the Athletic Complex.

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