Chaikin, Wohrer lead Loggers to OT win over Linfield

Chaikin, Wohrer lead Loggers to OT win over Linfield

TACOMA, WashingtonGabriel Chaikin scored eight points in overtime to lead the Puget Sound men's basketball team to a 92-85 triumph against Linfield in Memorial Fieldhouse Friday night.

With the Loggers (9-11, 5-6 NWC) trailing by two points late in regulation, Jimmy Wohrer went coast-to-coast to hit a layup that evened the score at 76-76, sending the game into overtime.

Chaikin scored 19 points in all, but he carried the Loggers in the extra period. The Loggers trailed by three, 80-77, when Chaikin drilled a corner 3-pointer in front of his team's bench with 2:50 on the clock.

Following a defensive stand, Chaikin once again tallied three points for the Loggers. He drove to the basket, lifted Linfield (14-6, 7-4 NWC) defenders with an up-fake, and drew the foul as the laid the ball in off the backboard.

The Loggers followed with another defensive stand, and Max Basile buried two free-throws to increase the lead to 86-80 with one minute left.

Wohrer scored a game-high 32 points, which is two points off of his season-high. Basile shot 4-for-6 from the beyond the arc on his way to a season-high 15 points.

The Loggers host Pacific Saturday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m.