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…

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…

Calgary Dinos Set to Defend National Title in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alberta -- For the first time in their history, the Calgary Dinos men's basketball team will enter the new campaign as the defending national champions. The Dinos won their second Canada West title in the past three seasons in 2017-18, punching their ticket to the U Sports Final 8 tournament in the process. From there,…