Dawson Blues Maintain Top Ranking in the CCAA Throughout First Semester

The Dawson Blues started the 2018-19 season as the top team in the CCAA Rankings. After six weeks, they remain atop the list as the Christmas break is now in full swing. (Source: CCAA.ca) (Header: Dawson Blues) SARNIA, Ontario -- In 2018-19, the Dawson Blues are hoping that the third time is the charm. In each of…

Checking in on the Defending National Champions Across Canada

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was a year of firsts in 2017-18 in terms of national championship winners on the basketball court. Three out of the four teams who cut down the nets in March did so for the first time in school history. The fourth team picked up their second national title in three seasons, and…

CCAA Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Dec. 3 – 7, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- Exam season is in full swing across the country. Friday night marked the end of the first semester for basketball across the CCAA. Teams from the RSEQ and OCAA were in action in Ontario and Quebec looking for one last boost of momentum ahead of the holiday break. The Dawson Blues were looking…

CCAA Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Dec. 3 – 7, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- With that, the first half of the 2018-19 season is officially in the books. This past week saw a handful of teams take to the court across the OCAA from Tuesday through Friday, while one game was played in the RSEQ on Friday night to cap off an exciting first half of…

Annual North vs. South Challenge Brings Top Teams From the ACAC to Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Get ready for a potential playoff preview come the end of December in the ACAC. On December 28th and 29th, the NAIT Ooks will host the North vs. South Challenge where teams from both divisions will bring their talents to Edmonton for two days of exhibition basketball. Unlike the regular season where teams…

Mount Saint Vincent University Set to Host the 10th Annual Dyrick McDermott Invitational

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- The 2018-19 marks the 10th year that the Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) Mystics have hosted the Dyrick McDermott Invitational, and the focus remains the same as always. The event was established in memory and honour of Dyrick McDermott, the former head coach of the Mystics' women's basketball team. Over his tenure…

CCAA Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The Christmas break is just around the corner for teams all across the CCAA, and a well deserved break it will be for everyone. Exams are set to begin for students across the country, and with the exception of a handful of games in the OCAA this week, the courts will be…