U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Teams Return to face NCAA competition

U SPORTS vs NCAA competition gets started on August 2nd. Continue reading U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Teams Return to face NCAA competition

Victoria sneak past McGill, take the second spot in the Final 8 fifth place game.

Edmonton, AB – A beautiful aspect of sports is the ability to create pressure in ways we might not expect. The consolation semifinals, on the surface, are not a pressure-filled situation but rather the opposite. By all accounts, the four teams that participate in the two consolation games are playing for pride and for nothing more than the opportunity to potentially leave the Final 8 … Continue reading Victoria sneak past McGill, take the second spot in the Final 8 fifth place game.

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

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