When the Game is Gone

by Michael Sun, CCR Canada It was all over for Marianne Alarie and Maddie Morris. As the clock wound down into the night on Feb. 20, 2019, so did the Queen's University Gaels’ chances of winning their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff game against the York University Lions. Along with it, so did Alarie and Morris' university basketball careers.…

Masikewich, Demeke Lead Team White to 112-78 Win Over Team Red at Inaugural BioSteel All-Canadian Women’s Showcase

TORONTO, Ont. -- Sunday was a historic day for women's basketball in Canada. In total, 24 of the best women's high school basketball players from across the country took to the court inside the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport on the campus of the University of Toronto. For the first time in its five-year…

Carleton Rolls to 14th National Championship with 83-49 Rout of Calgary

HALIFAX, N.S. -- For the 14th time in school history, the Carleton Ravens reign supreme in U Sports men's basketball. Last season, the Ravens saw their seven-year title run come to an end with a loss in the semi-finals to the Ryerson Rams. 84-76. The Ravens bounced back to pick up a five-point win over the McGill Redmen…

Top Teams From the OCAA Set to Square Off in East vs. West Holiday Series

TORONTO, Ontario -- The best of the best from across the OCAA will take to the court over the weekend to close out 2018 in a big way. The George Brown Huskies are gearing up to host their annual East vs. West Holiday Series at their Casa Loma campus. Three teams from both the East and…

U Sports All-Stars From the First Half of the 2018-19 Season

SARNIA, Ontario — Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2018-19 season is just around the corner. That said, there is still some time to reflect on the fall semester and the level of excitement that it provided across the country. From coast to coast,…

CCAA All-Stars From the First Half of the 2018-19 Season

SARNIA, Ontario -- Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2018-19 season is just around the corner. That said, there is still some time to reflect on the fall semester and the level of excitement that it provided across the country. From coast to coast,…

Ryerson Rams Looking to Keep Foot on the Gas in the Second Half

by Libaan Osman TORONTO, Ontario -- The Ryerson Rams men’s basketball is gearing up for the second half of the season and are looking to keep their foot on the gas pedal after an impressive 10-0 start to the year. After losing in a nail-biting finish against the Calgary Dinos in the national championship game last…

Dawson Blues Maintain Top Ranking in the CCAA Throughout First Semester

The Dawson Blues started the 2018-19 season as the top team in the CCAA Rankings. After six weeks, they remain atop the list as the Christmas break is now in full swing. (Source: CCAA.ca) (Header: Dawson Blues) SARNIA, Ontario -- In 2018-19, the Dawson Blues are hoping that the third time is the charm. In each of…

Checking in on the Defending National Champions Across Canada

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was a year of firsts in 2017-18 in terms of national championship winners on the basketball court. Three out of the four teams who cut down the nets in March did so for the first time in school history. The fourth team picked up their second national title in three seasons, and…