Mount Royal Cougars Hoping to Re-Enter Canada West Playoffs in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alberta -- The difference in 2017-18 was one game. In 2017-18, the Mount Royal Cougars were on the brink of a playoff spot in the Canada West standings. They entered the last game of the regular season with a record of 8-11, and they were tied with the Brandon Bobcats for the last playoff spot. The…

University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings Ready to Take Another Step Forwards in 2018-19

CAMROSE, Alberta -- It's not how you start, but how you finish. Down the stretch in 2017-18, the University of Alberta - Augustana Vikings had a shot at being one of the four teams from the North Division to reach the ACAC Women's Basketball Championships. However, down the stretch, four losses over their last five games…

University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings Searching for Consistency in 2018-19

CAMROSE, Alberta -- The 2017-18 season was a roller coaster for the University of Alberta - Augustana Vikings on the men's basketball side of things. The year got under way with an exhibition win over the Briercrest College Clippers back in September, 88-67. Then the calendar switched to October, and the Vikings couldn't find their way back…

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,…