Carleton silence doubters with win over Victoria at Men’s Final 8

Edmonton, AB – It’s been a long time since it could last be said, but the Carleton Ravens entered the nationals championships in 2022 faced with a new feeling. Doubt. Not doubt about the legacy of the Ravens that has seen them win 12 of the last 15 Wilson Cup championships and 15 of the previous 18 national championships. Rather doubt that maybe, for the … Continue reading Carleton silence doubters with win over Victoria at Men’s Final 8

Alberta throttle McGill in front of raucous home crowd at Men’s Final 8

Edmonton, AB – “They laughed at Louis Armstrong when he said he was gonna go to the moon Now he’s up there, laughing at them” – Will Ferrell Blades of Glory (2007) In the Friday night quarterfinal matchup at the Men’s Final 8 between the host Alberta Golden Bears and the McGill Redbirds, a Blades of Glory homage was just one of the many stunts … Continue reading Alberta throttle McGill in front of raucous home crowd at Men’s Final 8

Queen’s keep dream season alive, take down Dalhousie at Men’s Basketball Final 8

Edmonton, AB – A couple of weeks ago, the Queen’s Gaels shocked the U SPORTS basketball world with an 86-80 win that sent the Carleton Ravens crashing out of the Wilson Cup playoffs. In their 90-80 quarterfinal victory over the #4 Dalhousie Tigers on Friday afternoon, Queen’s proved they aren’t entirely done being the surprise of U SPORTS basketball. The #5 Gaels came into their … Continue reading Queen’s keep dream season alive, take down Dalhousie at Men’s Basketball Final 8

Saskatchewan upset Brock to advance at the Men’s Basketball Final 8

Edmonton, AB – Who said April 1st couldn’t have some March Madness? The #1 Brock Badgers and the #8 Saskatchewan Huskies faced off in the opening game of the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8. After a 95-75 win over Queen’s, the Badgers entered the game to take the Wilson Cup as Ontario champions, while the Saskatchewan Huskies took the Canada West bronze medal. … Continue reading Saskatchewan upset Brock to advance at the Men’s Basketball Final 8

Rich’s U SPORTS MBB Final 8 Predictions

Edmonton, AL – Who doesn’t love sports brackets? Everyone gets way too invested, people way so smug when they predict something correctly, you get to feel like an idiot when the 3-seed takes down the 6-seed you were confident was going all the way in the quarter-final. For most of March, the world has been focused on March Madness in the NCAA, where the odds … Continue reading Rich’s U SPORTS MBB Final 8 Predictions

Brock Badgers capture Wilson Cup through hard work and culture

St. Catharines, ON – The Bob Davis Gymnasium was full and loud on Saturday Mar. 26 for the Wilson Cup finals. The Brock Badgers men’s basketball team had made their presence known on the OUA scene in recent years – most notably under former head coach Charles Kissi. The Badgers had enjoyed playoff success and reached nationals under Kissi but now Kissi was gone (he’s … Continue reading Brock Badgers capture Wilson Cup through hard work and culture

Queen’s stuns Carleton, advances to Wilson Cup

Ottawa, ON – For the better part of the last 20 years, the Carleton Ravens have existed as the modern-day Goliath of U SPORTS Men’s Basketball, with 12 Wilson Cup Titles and 15 W.P McGee Trophies since 2002. For at least one night, though, David finally got the shot he needed and sent an OUA titan, toppling to the ground. The story almost looked like it … Continue reading Queen’s stuns Carleton, advances to Wilson Cup

BREAKING: Queen’s upsets Carleton, advances to the Wilson Cup

Correction: This article originally stated that the Ravens last missed the Wilson Cup in 2002, it was actually 2006. The Article has been updated. Ottawa, ON – For the first time since 2006, the Carleton Ravens will not play for the Wilson Cup following an 86-80 loss to the Queen’s Gaels at the Raven’s Nest on Wednesday night. It was another packed house at the … Continue reading BREAKING: Queen’s upsets Carleton, advances to the Wilson Cup

U Sports MBB Final 8 Bracketology Version 2.0: Canada West Rules

Hamilton, ON- The picture has shifted since my first edition of bracketology. With the Canada West and AUS playoffs wrapped up and the OUA playoffs underway, there is notable movement in the potential seeding for nationals in Edmonton in early April.   One of the biggest storylines is the strength of the Canada West conference, which has the chance to land four teams at nationals. The … Continue reading U Sports MBB Final 8 Bracketology Version 2.0: Canada West Rules