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

Alberta rebound and take down Queen’s to claim the bronze medal

Edmonton, AB – What do you do when you are hosting the national championship, are playing a semifinal game on a Saturday night, with a sold-out building of supporters, against the back-to-back defending national champion who you take to the final shot, but you lose? What do you do? How do you react the next night? That’s the question the Alberta Golden Bears were asked … Continue reading Alberta rebound and take down Queen’s to claim the bronze medal

Saskatchewan’s underdog run continues, they take down Queen’s and advance to the National Championship

Edmonton, AB – What do you when instead of an underdog story, you have an underdog story vs a different underdog story? The underdog narrative is one of the oldest and best in sports. The team that nobody expected to get where they were goes up against the heavily favoured team. It’s drawn in sports fans because it reminds them that anything can happen in … Continue reading Saskatchewan’s underdog run continues, they take down Queen’s and advance to the National Championship

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

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

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