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 Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 12-18, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- What a week it was across the U Sports women's basketball landscape. In Ontario, the defending national champions saw their lengthy win streak come to an end. The Carleton Ravens dropped their first regular season game since their opener of the 2016-17 season, and it was their first loss since their semi-finals loss to…

Starting Five: Kadre Gray, Tanor Ngom Put Together Statement Performances

SARNIA, Ontario -- The stars were out this past week across the OUA. With the Laurentian Voyageurs hitting the court this past week, all teams in the OUA have kicked off their 2018-19 regular season schedules. Thanks in large part to Kadre Gray, the reigning OUA Player of the Year, the Voyageurs opened up their season with…

Starting Five: Bechard, Grant Emerge as Early Player of the Year Candidates

SARNIA, Ontario -- The season is only a week old, but the race for the OUA title in 2018-19 will undoubtedly be an exciting one. Over the first week, we saw the defending national champions pass their first big test on their quest to repeat. Three players in particular put forth some impressive performances over…

Experienced Roster Will Look to Lead the Laurentian Voyageurs Back to the Post-Season in 2018-19

SUDBURY, Ontario -- Experience wins games in college basketball, and the Laurentian Voyageurs women's basketball team is hoping that is the case in 2018-19. The Voyageurs are coming off a 2017-18 season in which they won just five games against OUA opponents, two of which came over a four-day stretch against the Nipissing Lakers. Laurentian had four losing…

Laurentian Voyageurs are Looking to Put a Dismal End to 2017-18 Behind Them in 2018-19

SUDBURY, Ontario -- It's not how you start, but how you finish. For the Laurentian Voyageurs, that statement was all too true during the 2017-18 season. Over the first three months of the season, the Voyageurs were one of the top teams in the OUA, and they looked to be a legitimate threat to make a…