Carleton Rolls to 14th National Championship with 83-49 Rout of Calgary

HALIFAX, N.S. -- For the 14th time in school history, the Carleton Ravens reign supreme in U Sports men's basketball. Last season, the Ravens saw their seven-year title run come to an end with a loss in the semi-finals to the Ryerson Rams. 84-76. The Ravens bounced back to pick up a five-point win over the McGill Redmen…

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…

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…

Starting Five: Bains, Gilmore Among OUA’s Best for October 22-28, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The first week of the 2018-19 OUA men's basketball season is officially in the books, and what a week it was. Across the province, fans were treated to some marquee performances from teams and individuals alike. Perennial powerhouse programs flexed their muscle and picked up big wins to open the season on…

Fresh Off Their First-Ever National Title, the Carleton Ravens are Looking for More in 2018-19

OTTAWA -- The Carleton Ravens have executed quite the turnaround over the last 10 years, emerging as one of the more competitive teams in the OUA North Division. Back in the 2007-08 season, the Ravens finished fifth in the OUA with a record of 8-14. That marked the fifth straight year that they had finished fifth…

Carleton Ravens Will Look to Reclaim National Title in 2018-19

OTTAWA -- For the first time since the 2010-11 season, the Carleton Ravens will enter the new campaign without the title of defending national champions. Despite winning the OUA crown and advancing to the U Sports Final 8 tournament, the Ravens were unable to secure their eighth straight Canadian national championship. Carleton entered the tournament undefeated on…