UBC Thunderbirds Looking to Build Off Nationals Appearance in 2019-20

VANCOUVER, BC -- If you’re reading this, it’s not too late. The 2019-20 basketball season is right around the corner, and we’re here to help you get set for what will surely be an incredible journey. While we’re still looking back on an incredible 2018-19 season, one that saw two teams win their first-ever National Championships…

UBC Thunderbirds Gearing Up for Title Run in 2019-20 With Veteran Roster

VANCOUVER, BC -- If you’re reading this, it’s not too late. The 2019-20 basketball season is right around the corner, and we’re here to help you get set for what will surely be an incredible journey. While we’re still looking back on an incredible 2018-19 season, one that saw two teams win their first-ever National Championships…

Saskatchewan Huskies add Akophjanov for 2019-20

SASKATOON, Sask. – The University of Saskatchewan Huskies men's basketball team added another piece to the puzzle in their hunt for a fourth-consecutive playoff berth today, as they welcomed Nikita Akophjanov to the program for the 2019-20 season. Akophjanov, who hails from Montrèal, QC, attended Lloydminster Comprehensive High School in the border city of Lloydminster, where he…

Nate McKibbon Named New Head Coach of Western Mustangs Women’s Basketball

LONDON, Ont. -- After a nation-wide search, the Western Mustangs women's basketball team has its new bench boss for the 2019-20 season. Bringing with him nearly two decades of coaching experience, Nate McKibbon has been named the next women's basketball coach for the Mustangs. Most recently, McKibbon served as the Head Coach of the women's basketball…

Star-Studded Roster Set to Represent Canada in Women’s Basketball at the 2019 Summer Universiade

TORONTO, Ont. -- The month of July is a busy time for Canada Basketball. Several Canadian teams are competing around the World during the month of July. From both the Men's and Women's Under-19 programs competing for gold to the Canadian women's team that will compete at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, it's…

Mike Hansen Steps Down as Pronghorns Head Coach

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. -- Thursday marked the end of an era for the Lethbridge Pronghorns men's basketball program. After six seasons as the Head Coach of the men's program at the University of Lethbridge, Mike Hansen has stepped down. Hansen took over the program back in 2013-14, returning to the school in which he graduated from in 1994…

Masikewich, Demeke Lead Team White to 112-78 Win Over Team Red at Inaugural BioSteel All-Canadian Women’s Showcase

TORONTO, Ont. -- Sunday was a historic day for women's basketball in Canada. In total, 24 of the best women's high school basketball players from across the country took to the court inside the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport on the campus of the University of Toronto. For the first time in its five-year…