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…

Who Can Stop the Calgary Dinos in the Canada West Conference?

SARNIA, Ontario -- Winning a national championship is hard enough. Defending that title the next season tends to be a more difficult task. For the first time in their history, the Calgary Dinos won the men's basketball national championship in 2018. The Dinos secured the title with a 79-77 win over the Ryerson Rams in the title…

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 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…