U Sports Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 12-18, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- What a week it was across the U Sports women's basketball landscape. In Ontario, the defending national champions saw their lengthy win streak come to an end. The Carleton Ravens dropped their first regular season game since their opener of the 2016-17 season, and it was their first loss since their semi-finals loss to…

Starting Five: Anderson, Filewich, Louka Post Double-Double Averages for the Week

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was only the second week of the season, but fans were treated to an instant classic between the UBC Thunderbirds and Victoria Vikes inside the historic War Memorial Gymnasium. It took 40 minutes of regulation time plus three overtime periods to decide a winner in the first of two games over the weekend…

Starting Five: Manroop Clair, Mambi Diawara Guide UBC, Calgary to Perfect Weeks

SARNIA, Ontario -- The defending national champions have their sights set on keeping the trophy in Calgary for another year. Last year, the Calgary Dinos secured the program's first-ever men's basketball national championship with a two-point win over the Ryerson Rams. This season, the Dinos are off to a hot start, beginning the season with a 4-0…

Lethbridge Pronghorns Add Former ACAC Player of the Year to 2018-19 Roster

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta -- With the 2018-19 Canada West season just around the corner for the Lethbridge Pronghorns, they have added some more talent in time for the new campaign. Canada West play got underway this past weekend, but the Pronghorns were not in action. Now, they have added another talented piece to the puzzle that will…

Mount Royal Cougars Hoping to Re-Enter Canada West Playoffs in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alberta -- The difference in 2017-18 was one game. In 2017-18, the Mount Royal Cougars were on the brink of a playoff spot in the Canada West standings. They entered the last game of the regular season with a record of 8-11, and they were tied with the Brandon Bobcats for the last playoff spot. The…

Kary, Wild Set to Lead Alberta Pandas in 2018-19

EDMONTON, Alberta -- The end of the 2017-18 season marked the end of the career for Lubbock, Texas native Elle Hendershot in Alberta. Over her career, Hendershot has been a star for the Alberta Pandas in the Canada West Conference. Last season, she averaged a double-double with 10.7 points and 12.3 rebounds per contest. Hendershot led the conference…

Alberta Golden Bears Will Look to Make a Third Straight U Sports Final 8 Appearance in 2018-19

EDMONTON, Alberta -- As the saying goes, the third time is the charm. For members of the Alberta Golden Bears men's basketball team, their fans, and the rest of the athletics department, many are hoping that statement holds true in 2018-19. The Golden Bears have advanced to each of the last two national championship tournaments, but haven't…