Carleton Rolls to 14th National Championship with 83-49 Rout of Calgary

HALIFAX, N.S. -- For the 14th time in school history, the Carleton Ravens reign supreme in U Sports men's basketball. Last season, the Ravens saw their seven-year title run come to an end with a loss in the semi-finals to the Ryerson Rams. 84-76. The Ravens bounced back to pick up a five-point win over the McGill Redmen…

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,…

Checking in on the Defending National Champions Across Canada

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was a year of firsts in 2017-18 in terms of national championship winners on the basketball court. Three out of the four teams who cut down the nets in March did so for the first time in school history. The fourth team picked up their second national title in three seasons, and…

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…

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…