U Sports Women’s Basketball All-Stars From the First Half of the 2019-20 Season

SARNIA, Ontario — Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2019-20 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,…

U Sports Men’s Basketball All-Stars From the First Half of the 2019-20 Season

SARNIA, Ontario — Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2019-20 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,…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: November 18 – 24, 2019

SARNIA, Ont. -- There are a ton of talented players from coast-to-coast who simply don’t get the attention they deserve. Breakout performances often go unnoticed with the exception of regional coverage. Triple-doubles go without mention, as do 60-point scoring efforts or games that see players pull down more than 20 rebounds in a night. As Canadians,…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: November 11 – 17, 2019

SARNIA, Ont. -- There are a ton of talented players from coast-to-coast who simply don’t get the attention they deserve. Breakout performances often go unnoticed with the exception of regional coverage. Triple-doubles go without mention, as do 60-point scoring efforts or games that see players pull down more than 20 rebounds in a night. As Canadians,…

U Sports Women’s Basketball Starting Five: November 4 – 10, 2019

SARNIA, Ontario -- There are a ton of talented players from coast-to-coast who simply don’t get the attention they deserve. Breakout performances often go unnoticed with the exception of regional coverage. Triple-doubles go without mention, as do 60-point scoring efforts or games that see players pull down more than 20 rebounds in a night. As…

Star-Studded Roster Set to Represent Canada in Women’s Basketball at the 2019 Summer Universiade

TORONTO, Ont. -- The month of July is a busy time for Canada Basketball. Several Canadian teams are competing around the World during the month of July. From both the Men's and Women's Under-19 programs competing for gold to the Canadian women's team that will compete at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, it's…

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…

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…

Who Can Stop the Calgary Dinos in the Canada West Conference?

SARNIA, Ontario -- Winning a national championship is hard enough. Defending that title the next season tends to be a more difficult task. For the first time in their history, the Calgary Dinos won the men's basketball national championship in 2018. The Dinos secured the title with a 79-77 win over the Ryerson Rams in the title…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The stars were out in Ontario this past week, while role players took the spotlight out West in what was an exciting week across the U Sports landscape. In the OUA, a new modern-day scoring record was set for the Laurier Golden Hawks in their overtime win over the visiting Nipssing Lakers. Second year…