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…

U Sports Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- Several players introduced themselves as stars to their respective conferences and the rest of Canada over the past seven days. In Ontario, first-year guard Kaitlyn Overeem put together a pair of impressive performances to help guide the Waterloo Warriors to a pair of home wins. With nine first-year players on their roster, the Warriors…

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

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was a statement week across the U Sports landscape. From coast to coast, teams and players alike made some impressive statements as they look to build momentum ahead of the Christmas break, which is just around the corner. Some of the top contenders faced some tough challenges, and some even took…

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…