Queen’s Welcomes Back Wilson in 2020-21 as Gaels Get Set to Host 2021 U Sports Final 8 National Championships

KINGSTON, Ont. -- If you’re reading this, it’s not too late. While we’re still looking back on an incredible 2019-20 season, one that had no shortage of excitement across both U Sports and the CCAA, it’s also the perfect time to look ahead. The 2020-21 season is going to be one for the history books.…

Queen’s Gaels Name Alum Claire Meadows as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

KINGSTON, Ont. -- Following a national search, the Queen's Gaels are excited to announce Claire Meadows as their new Women’s Basketball Head Coach starting April 2021. In the interim, we are pleased to announce that former Head Coach Dave Wilson will lead the team for the 2020-21 season and into the 2021 national championships, which…

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,…

Caroline Hummell Putting Research Into Practice at Queen’s

KINGSTON, Ont. – Every player is different. Whether it’s during mid-game situations, in practice, or away from basketball in the classroom, players are wired differently. It takes time to understand what makes players tick, and that can pose significant challenges for coaches as they try to build chemistry within their team and systems for a…

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…

Pace and Progress at the Front of Mind for Queen’s Women’s Basketball

by Michael Sun, The Charlatan KINGSTON, Ont. -- New Queen’s Gaels women’s basketball head coach James Bambury doesn’t talk about winning and losing much. Instead, he focuses on progress over results. “I do not ever see myself using the word win,” Bambury said. “Because that’s something beyond our control.” He knows. Bambury was the head coach…

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.…

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 Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- Several players introduced themselves as stars to their respective conferences and the rest of Canada over the past seven days. In Ontario, first-year guard Kaitlyn Overeem put together a pair of impressive performances to help guide the Waterloo Warriors to a pair of home wins. With nine first-year players on their roster, the Warriors…