Cape Breton Adds Dutch International to 2020-21 Recruiting Class

Sydney, NS -- The Cape Breton University women's basketball team is pleased to announce the signing of Dutch international point-guard, Chermensa van la Parra for the 2020-21 season. Having played at both the international level for the Netherlands and for CBV Binnenland in the highest echelon of Dutch club basketball, van la Parra brings a…

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 Women’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 Women’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…

U Sports Men’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 Canadians,…

Cape Breton Alum Hannah Brown Signs Professional Contract in Germany

SYDNEY, N.S. -- After a storied five-year career with the Cape Breton Capers women's basketball team, Cape Breton's own Hannah Brown has signed a contract to play at the professional level in Germany. Hannah just recently joined her teammates of the TK Hannover club and will be competing at the highest level of women's basketball…

Osman Omar Put in the Work, and Now It’s Starting to Pay Off at Cape Breton

CAPE BRETON, NS -- He's heard it all. Too old. Won't fit into their rotation. His skill set won't work well in their system. Mississauga native Osman 'Ozzy' Omar has heard the chatter in the background. It's nothing new to him. When he was looking for a college to call home after graduating from a prep school…

Chris Rao Returns Home to Serve as Head Coach of Niagara College Women’s Basketball

WELLAND, Ont. -- Born and raised in Welland, Christopher Rao is heading back home. On Thursday, the Niagara College Knights announced that they had found their next women's basketball head coach, and Rao has been the one tabbed to help guide the team as they look to make a jump in the standings this season. Rao will…