Saskatchewan Huskies Add Three Impact Players to 2020-21 Roster

From the Saskatchewan Huskies SASKATOON, Sask. – It was a big week for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies men's basketball as head coach Barry Rawlyk welcomed three new recruits to the program. All have taken different paths to end up in Saskatoon. There is a Junior College transfer from California, a Saskatoon local with incredibly deep…

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,…

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,…

Saskatchewan Huskies add Akophjanov for 2019-20

SASKATOON, Sask. – The University of Saskatchewan Huskies men's basketball team added another piece to the puzzle in their hunt for a fourth-consecutive playoff berth today, as they welcomed Nikita Akophjanov to the program for the 2019-20 season. Akophjanov, who hails from Montrèal, QC, attended Lloydminster Comprehensive High School in the border city of Lloydminster, where he…

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…

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…