U SPORTS MBB: Deaverio Leaves McGill For Ryerson

Toronto,ON- The Ryerson Rams announced Tuesday the hiring of David Deaverio as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team.  The deal, first reported by Elias Sbiet of North Pole Hoops, has the new coach under contract for the next three years.   Deaverio, before joining the Rams has coached 19 seasons between the Ottawa Gee-Gees and Mcgill. In those years he has reached the … Continue reading U SPORTS MBB: Deaverio Leaves McGill For Ryerson

U Sports Basketball: Regional drafting highlights 2020 CEBL U Sports Draft

Toronto, ON- The sports world is silent, there are no pucks being slapped, no balls being kicked or bats being cracked, but while the action is on pause, the administrative measures continue on. U Sports, after being silent since wrapping its multi-sport season up a couple of weeks ago had a moment in the spotlight, as 21 players were drafted into the Canadian Elite Basketball … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Regional drafting highlights 2020 CEBL U Sports Draft

NCAA: Top 10 March Madness Moment’s of the Decade

A column by Adam Menikefs Toronto, ON- Today was supposed to begin the greatest time of year. Read this as nostalgia for a tournament that many, including myself, have watched every single year of this decade. Included are videos to each Game/moment. Enjoy. 10. #15 Lehigh stuns Duke on Historic Day (2012) The Blue Devils entered the tournament with the #2 seed in the South … Continue reading NCAA: Top 10 March Madness Moment’s of the Decade

U Sports Basketball (W): Critelli Cup preview, Ryerson Rams edition

This is the first of two articles previewing the OUA Critelli Cup final between the Ryerson rams and Brock Badgers. The Brock preview will be released on Friday the 28th, prior to the game on the 29th. Toronto, ON- For the first time in four years, the Ryerson Rams women’s basketball team has qualified for the national tournament, whilst also earning their spot in the … Continue reading U Sports Basketball (W): Critelli Cup preview, Ryerson Rams edition

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

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

U Sports Women’s Basketball: Rams Running Into Tough Competition

This weekend, the Ryerson Rams women’s basketball team is playing two of the top teams in Canada; the Ottawa Gee-Gees and Carleton Ravens. They have some stiff competition ahead of them but I wouldn’t count the Rams out just yet. They’re definitely the underdogs going into these games. The Rams are having a great season so far as they currently sit in first place in … Continue reading U Sports Women’s Basketball: Rams Running Into Tough Competition

OUA Women’s Basketball: Weekend Recap

Six games took place in OUA women’s basketball this weekend. Here are some highlights of each game and a recap of the scores: Ryerson Rams vs. U of T Varisty Blues: The Rams won their fourth game in a row against the Blues on Saturday. They had outstanding defense throughout the game who never gave the Blues a chance to lead. The final score was … Continue reading OUA Women’s Basketball: Weekend Recap

U Sports Basketball: Rams trot to a pair of wins over Mustangs

Ryerson basketball was back on their home court for the inaugural games of the 2020s as they hosted a matinee affair against the Western Mustangs, who boast some of the top basketball talents in the OUA. The women’s teams hit the floor first and the game proved to be one that could not be missed. The matchup pitted two of the top teams in the … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Rams trot to a pair of wins over Mustangs

U Sports Basketball: Toronto is split in half, at least when it comes to basketball

Whether it’s the Toronto Raptors NBA championship victory or the enclosed space, there was something special about Wednesday night’s basketball games between Toronto and Ryerson at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. As has been discussed in this space before, U Sports usually doesn’t attract many fans or create memorable atmospheres, but at Ryerson, it offers all of the above. Fans packed the Coca-Cola Court early for … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Toronto is split in half, at least when it comes to basketball