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 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…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 12-18, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was a statement week across the U Sports landscape. From coast to coast, teams and players alike made some impressive statements as they look to build momentum ahead of the Christmas break, which is just around the corner. Some of the top contenders faced some tough challenges, and some even took…

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…

New Look, New Faces for the New Brunswick Reds in 2018-19

FREDERICTON, N.B. -- Both on and off the court, the New Brunswick Reds will look vastly different in 2018-19. Off the court, the University of New Brunswick athletics department unveiled a new brand for the department, shedding the word 'varsity' from their nickname. Once known as the Varsity Reds, teams at the university will now be known…

Who Will Replace Javon Masters in 2018-19 for the New Brunswick Reds?

FREDERICTON, N.B. -- Replacing the all-time leading scorer in U Sports history is never easy to do, but it's one of the tasks ahead in 2018-19 for the New Brunswick Reds. Star guard Javon Masters graduated following the 2017-18 season, leaving a massive hole in the lineup for the Reds heading into the future. He was the…