CCAA Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The Christmas break is just around the corner for teams all across the CCAA, and a well deserved break it will be for everyone. Exams are set to begin for students across the country, and with the exception of a handful of games in the OCAA this week, the courts will be…

CCAA Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- With the exception of a few games this week, the holiday break is in full swing from coast to coast in the CCAA. Last week provided a ton of excitement across the country as teams continued to build momentum ahead of the second semester as they look to make a run at…

Three Can’t-Miss Weekend Sets in the Second Half of the ACAC Women’s Basketball Season

SARNIA, Ontario -- The holiday break is upon us in the ACAC, but it's never too early to begin thinking about the second half of the season. With student-athletes now preparing for their final exams as opposed to their next opponents, we decided that now was a perfect time to start planning ahead for what…

Who Can Stop the Calgary Dinos in the Canada West Conference?

SARNIA, Ontario -- Winning a national championship is hard enough. Defending that title the next season tends to be a more difficult task. For the first time in their history, the Calgary Dinos won the men's basketball national championship in 2018. The Dinos secured the title with a 79-77 win over the Ryerson Rams in the title…

PacWest BC Title Races Wide Open Heading Into the Second Half

SARNIA, Ontario -- Through the first six games of the season, the PacWest BC standings are wide open in both men's and women's basketball. The month of November provided some excitement across the PacWest BC Conference, and it also set things up for a fantastic race towards the CCAA Championships. The standings feature closely contested…

Introducing the First Annual CCR Canada Christmas ‘Advent Calendar’

SARNIA, Ontario -- Christmas is just around the corner, so it's time to get into the holiday spirit. An Advent calendar is a calendar that is used to count down the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas. Many kids have calendars filled with pieces of chocolate in which they get from opening cardboard doors…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The stars were out in Ontario this past week, while role players took the spotlight out West in what was an exciting week across the U Sports landscape. In the OUA, a new modern-day scoring record was set for the Laurier Golden Hawks in their overtime win over the visiting Nipssing Lakers. Second year…