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: Kadre Gray, Tanor Ngom Put Together Statement Performances

SARNIA, Ontario -- The stars were out this past week across the OUA. With the Laurentian Voyageurs hitting the court this past week, all teams in the OUA have kicked off their 2018-19 regular season schedules. Thanks in large part to Kadre Gray, the reigning OUA Player of the Year, the Voyageurs opened up their season with…

Starting Five: Linnaea Harper, Nikki Ylagan Continue Strong Play to Start 2018-19

SARNIA, Ontario -- Through two weeks in the OUA, the usual suspects are on top of the standings, but several teams are right on their heels. Both the Carleton Ravens and McMaster Marauders advanced to the U Sports Final 8 National Championships a season ago, and both teams are atop their respective divisions through the early part…

Starting Five: Bechard, Grant Emerge as Early Player of the Year Candidates

SARNIA, Ontario -- The season is only a week old, but the race for the OUA title in 2018-19 will undoubtedly be an exciting one. Over the first week, we saw the defending national champions pass their first big test on their quest to repeat. Three players in particular put forth some impressive performances over…

Starting Five: Bains, Gilmore Among OUA’s Best for October 22-28, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The first week of the 2018-19 OUA men's basketball season is officially in the books, and what a week it was. Across the province, fans were treated to some marquee performances from teams and individuals alike. Perennial powerhouse programs flexed their muscle and picked up big wins to open the season on…

Laurier Golden Hawks Look to Replace All-Time Leading Scorer in 2018-19

WATERLOO, Ontario -- The 2017-18 season marked the end of what was a stellar career for Nicole Morrison with the Laurier Golden Hawks. Morrison graduated from the Golden Hawks as Laurier's all-time leading scorer. Over her career, she posted 1,394 regular season points. Morrison added 220 points in non-conference play, and another 78 points over 11 career…

Ali Sow, Laurier Golden Hawks Looking to Contend For OUA Crown in 2018-19

WATERLOO, Ontario -- The 2017-18 season provided a ton of promise for the future of the Laurier Golden Hawks. The Golden Hawks finished with a record of 12-12 in the competitive OUA West Division, a record that saw them finish in fourth place, two points behind the Windsor Lancers for third spot. Laurier earned a spot in…