Veteran Mount Allison Mounties Team Searching for More in 2018-19

SACKVILLE, N.B. -- Upsets make collegiate basketball that much more exciting, except for the team that comes up on the losing end. In the 2017-16 ACAA Championships, the Mount Allison Mounties received a bye to the semi-finals and were in a great position to advance to the title game and compete for a spot at the…

Ambrose Lions Are Trending Upwards in the ACAC

CALGARY, Alberta -- The Ambrose Lions are trending upwards in the ACAC standings, and they will be looking to continue their rise in 2018-19. In 2016-17. the Lions finished the year with a record of 7-14, accumulating 14 points to finish in fifth place in the ACAC South Division. Ambrose closed the season on a four-game losing…

Ambrose Lions Looking to Make Positive Strides in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alberta -- It was a long season for the Ambrose Lions in 2017-18. The Lions went 3-2 over their five exhibition games, showing some promise for the regular season with all three wins coming by at least 11 points. They began the 2017-18 campaign with a 67-55 win at home over the Briercrest College Clippers, continuing their…

Loyalist Lancers Looking to Maintain Positive Momentum in 2018-19

BELLEVILLE, Ontario -- It's been an up-and-down few seasons for the Loyalist Lancers in the OCAA. Back in 2013-14, the Lancers finished the season with a 3-13 record against OCAA opponents, a record that saw them accumulate just six points and finish in eighth place out of nine teams in the East Division. The next season,…

Loyalist Lancers Looking to Continue Their Climb in the OCAA East Division

BELLEVILLE, Ontario -- Winning in college is always tough, but it's even tougher with a young team. The 2017-18 edition of the Loyalist Lancers had five first-year players on their roster. To most, that may not seem like a lot, but they only had 10 players listed online, so those five first-year players made up 50%…

Retooled Mount Saint Vincent Mystics Ready For Another Shot at ACAA Title

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- In anything that we do as humans, consistency is a key to success. For the Mount Saint Vincent (MSVU) Mystics' women's basketball program, consistency has been the driving force behind their successes over the past nine seasons. Since 2010, the Mystics have secured one gold medal and four silver medals at the…

Collegiate Basketball in Canada Helping Ace Reece Prepare for Professional Basketball in Europe

FREDERICTON, N.B. -- The game of basketball can take you anywhere in the world. In terms of professional basketball, the opportunities are seemingly endless. Most countries have at least one level of professional basketball, while some of the bigger countries have multiple tiers to their professional ranks. There are opportunities aplenty for players from all…