U Sports Basketball: National Semi-finals Recap

Ottawa, ON- Casey Dulson recaps the men’s basketball semi-finals from the national championships in Ottawa. Carleton Ravens vs Western Mustangs The number one seed and tournament favorite, Carleton Ravens played the Western Mustangs in a rematch of the Wilson Cup finals. The last time, the two schools faced each other in national semi-finals was in 2009 where the Mustangs lost 66-65. This national semi-final was … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: National Semi-finals Recap

U Sports Basketball (W): Taking a look at the semi-finals

Eight teams enter Thursday’s quarterfinals with their quest to win the Bronze Medal. Four teams will continue their journey to capture the national championship on Sunday. The AUS champions, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Panthers beat the OUA runner- up Ryerson Rams in the first game at nationals.  The OUA champions, Brock Badgers, beat the wildcard Calgary Dinos in a nail-biter. The RSEQ … Continue reading U Sports Basketball (W): Taking a look at the semi-finals

U Sports Basketball (W): U Sports Final 8 Preview Part 2

Ottawa,ON– Yesterday we took a look at the ranks 1-4 who will be hitting the court in Ottawa this coming week and weekend. Today we move onto the next part of the bracket, as we look at ranks 5-8. #5 Alberta Pandas: The Pandas head to nationals as CW runner-up after losing to Saskatchewan in Championship game. The Pandas finished the regular season with a … Continue reading U Sports Basketball (W): U Sports Final 8 Preview Part 2

U Sports Basketball (W): Canada West Championship Preview

Montreal, QC- Tonight, It all comes down to this. The Saskatchewan Huskies are playing in their seventh straight Canada West Championship game and enter the as the favourite as the defending CW champions. The Alberta Pandas are playing in their first title game since 2007, they are looking for their first-ever win. This Championship game promises to be a thriller. CW Championship Preview: #2 Saskatchewan … Continue reading U Sports Basketball (W): Canada West Championship Preview

U Sports Basketball (W): RSEQ Semi-Finals preview

The RSEQ Semi-Finals are set to go tonight as the overall number one-seed and defending conference champions, Laval Rouge et Or will be hosting, the McGill Martlets in Quebec City. The other semi- finals feature the surprising second- seed, Bishop’s Gaiters hosting University of Quebec du Montreal (UQAM) Citadins. The two- semi finals games should be exciting to watch especially UQAM vs. Bishop’s. RSEQ Semi-Finals … Continue reading U Sports Basketball (W): RSEQ Semi-Finals preview

U Sports Basketball (W): A look at the semis in Canada West

Montreal QC,- Four teams enter, two teams will get the opportunity to be play for the chance to win the conference championship and automatic berth to Final 8 in the national capital. The defending champions and number- two seed, Saskatchewan Huskies are itching closer to a repeat performance. It would be the second- time in three years that they would have gone back- back.; Saskathewan … Continue reading U Sports Basketball (W): A look at the semis in Canada West

Basketball (W): Playoff fever hits Canada West

The Canada West (CW) playoffs start on tonight as the quest for the Championship starts. The defending Champions, Calgary Dinos are looking for a three-peat on the men’s side, while on the women’s side the Saskatchewan Huskies are looking to win their second straight Championship, a feat that has not happened since University of British Columbia Thunderbirds did in 2006-08. CW Women’s Preview #12 Thompson … Continue reading Basketball (W): Playoff fever hits Canada West