The End of the Road: Inside the 2022 U SPORTS WBB Final 8

Kingston, ON- As the buzzer sounded to bring the 2022 U Sports Women’s basketball Final 8 in Kingston to a close, it also brought to an end a season like no other. It was a season of highs and lows, ecstasy and disappointment. It was a season of uncertainty amid a global pandemic. It was a national championships that for a time didn’t seem certain to … Continue reading The End of the Road: Inside the 2022 U SPORTS WBB Final 8

RAMS CAPTURE SCHOOL’S FIRST WBB NATIONAL TITLE

The Rams women’s basketball team played a complete game to win their program’s long-awaited first ever U SPORTS National Championship, as they beat the Winnipeg Wesmen 70-48 Sunday in Kingston. The Rams used a swarming defensive effort to take 2022 U SPORTS Player of the Year Keylyn Filewich out of the equation, as the superstar forward only managed 9 field goal attempts in the final, … Continue reading RAMS CAPTURE SCHOOL’S FIRST WBB NATIONAL TITLE

Queen’s Gaels Cap Special Run with Historic Bronze Medal 

Kingston, ON- A day after a close loss to Winnipeg in the national semi-finals, the Queen’s Gaels rebounded to make history and win their first ever nationals medal in front of a lively home crowd at the Queen’s ARC.  “I’m really proud of what we did,” Queen’s head coach Claire Meadows noted. “We played our best three games of the season back-to-back-to-back and this weekend … Continue reading Queen’s Gaels Cap Special Run with Historic Bronze Medal 

Huskies rely on mix of old and new to finish off Nationals 

Kingston, ON- As the clock wound down, the realization finally hit Saskatchewan Huskies fifth-year forward Summer Masikewich. Her university career was over. It was one with a national title, four Canada West titles, a U Sports Defensive Player of the Year Award and multiple other accolades.  As the buzzer sounded in her fifth-place game against the UPEI Panthers and her team celebrated an 80-48 career, her … Continue reading Huskies rely on mix of old and new to finish off Nationals 

Wesmen Ride Dynamic Duo to Finals Berth

Kingston, ON – Faith Hezekiah and Keylyn Filewich combined for 48 points, and the University of Winnipeg Wesmen defeated the host Queen’s Gaels 80-78 to advance to the National Championship Game. The Wesmen had to overcome a raucous Kingston crowd of over 1,450 people to pull off the victory, which came down to the last second. Gaels star Sophie de Goede was unable to land … Continue reading Wesmen Ride Dynamic Duo to Finals Berth

Déjà vu: Rams Ramp up Defence to Edge Badgers in Overtime Thriller

Kingston, ON- For the second week in a row, the Brock Badgers had a chance to win the game with regulation winding down. In the national semi-final, for the second week in a row against the Rams, the Badgers had the ball near the end of regulation with the game tied. For the second week in a row, the Rams’ defence held strong.  The Rams … Continue reading Déjà vu: Rams Ramp up Defence to Edge Badgers in Overtime Thriller

What’s next for battled-tested Badgers after Critelli Cup loss

St. Catharines, ON- The game and the OUA title was in their hands. Despite blowing a 22-point fourth-quarter lead and being unable to deal with the Rams’ full-court press, the Brock Badgers women’s basketball team still had a chance to win the Critelli Cup. Fifth-year guard Mackenzie Robinson went up for the layup but it could not fall as the buzzer sounded to end regulation. The … Continue reading What’s next for battled-tested Badgers after Critelli Cup loss

WBB: Rams resilient amid adversity in long-awaited Critelli Cup victory

ST. CATHERINES, Ont. The Rams women’s basketball has faced its share of hardships over the past couple of years: The Critelli Cup finals loss and early nationals exit in 2020, losing last season due to COVID and key players due to injury. On Saturday, Mar. 26, they faced adversity once again.  This time, it came in the form of a Brock Badgers team – the top … Continue reading WBB: Rams resilient amid adversity in long-awaited Critelli Cup victory

Brock looks for a repeat as Critelli Cup Final turns back the clock to pre-pandemic

TORONTO, ON – We’re down to two teams. After a shortened season and a great playoff push, the OUA has narrowed it down to two teams who will play for the Critelli Cup. This afternoon in St. Catharines, the Brock Badgers will host the Rams in the 2020 Critelli Cup rematch. Two undefeated teams have made their way to the final, but only one will hold … Continue reading Brock looks for a repeat as Critelli Cup Final turns back the clock to pre-pandemic