St. FX Men’s Basketball Welcomes Power Forward Sidney Okeke

ANTIGONISH, NS -- The St. FX X-Men have added some size up front ahead of the new season. StFX basketball head coach Steve Konchalski is pleased to announce the commitment of power forward Sidney Okeke to the X-Men lineup for the 2019-20 season. The Brampton, Ontario native stands at 6'8'' and weighs in at 235 pounds.…

Dalhousie Tigers Add Familiar Name to 2019-20 Roster

HALIFAX, N.S. -- The Shoveller family has been a big part of the Dalhousie Tigers for quite some time, and another member of the family is set to follow in the footsteps of those before him. On Wednesday, the Tigers announced their latest commitment to the men's basketball program. It was announced that 6'8'' forward Ben Shoveller (Arnprior,…

Introducing the First Annual CCR Canada Player of the Year Fan Voted Awards

SARNIA, Ontario -- It's easy for us to give out awards, but why not put the power in the hands of the people who watch the games on a regular basis. It's time for the fans to let their voices be heard. After four years of running a similar online voting contest for players and…

U Sports All-Stars From the First Half of the 2018-19 Season

SARNIA, Ontario — Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2018-19 season is just around the corner. That said, there is still some time to reflect on the fall semester and the level of excitement that it provided across the country. From coast to coast,…

Every Day Presents a New Opportunity to Improve for the UPEI Panthers

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI -- They weren't expected to achieve much success this season, but that only added fuel to the fire for the UPEI Panthers in 2018-19. At the holiday break, the Panthers sit at 3-4 on the year and find themselves in sixth place in the AUS standings. They opened the season with three straight wins,…

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…