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…

Morning Shootaround: The RSEQ Begins Conference Play

SARNIA, Ontario -- Every conference will have begun their season when Thursday night rolls around. The five teams that make up the university side of the RSEQ officially begin conference play on Thursday night, and what a slate they have put together for their opening night. On the women's side of the ball, there is…

Starting Five: Anderson, Filewich, Louka Post Double-Double Averages for the Week

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was only the second week of the season, but fans were treated to an instant classic between the UBC Thunderbirds and Victoria Vikes inside the historic War Memorial Gymnasium. It took 40 minutes of regulation time plus three overtime periods to decide a winner in the first of two games over the weekend…

Starting Five: Manroop Clair, Mambi Diawara Guide UBC, Calgary to Perfect Weeks

SARNIA, Ontario -- The defending national champions have their sights set on keeping the trophy in Calgary for another year. Last year, the Calgary Dinos secured the program's first-ever men's basketball national championship with a two-point win over the Ryerson Rams. This season, the Dinos are off to a hot start, beginning the season with a 4-0…

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…