Former Pacer standout leads SFU to win

Jas Singh scores 17 points in 78-77 thriller against No. 24 nationally ranked team

A former Delta Pacer standout led the Simon Fraser University men’s basketball team to its second straight win over a nationally ranked opponent.

Jas Singh got 17 points, on 6-for-9 shooting, in a 78-77 home floor win over over No. 24 NCAA Division II ranked Northwest Nazarene on Thursday night. Singh also chipped in with six rebounds.

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The 6-foot-8 forward in his first season with SFU after playing at Northwest University in Kirkland, WA a year ago. He has made an immediate impression with the Burnaby Mountain program — averaging 9.4 points per game and 3.6 minutes —  playing  an average of 21 minutes. He has also made seven starts.

The 2017 DSS grad is also a product of the Richmond Oval based DRIVE Academy after coming through the South Delta Steve Nash program.

The Clan’s roster features another former Pacer — Bowen Bakken — who is in his senior season.

Last week, Simon Fraser upset No. 13 ranked Saint Martin’s on the road, 61-59. The Clan has beaten the top two teams in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in back-to-back games to improve their overall record to 11-10, 5-8 in conference play.

SFU will host Central Washington on Saturday at 7 p.m.

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