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…

PacWest BC Title Races Wide Open Heading Into the Second Half

SARNIA, Ontario -- Through the first six games of the season, the PacWest BC standings are wide open in both men's and women's basketball. The month of November provided some excitement across the PacWest BC Conference, and it also set things up for a fantastic race towards the CCAA Championships. The standings feature closely contested…

Morning Shootaround: The RSEQ Begins Conference Play

SARNIA, Ontario -- Every conference will have begun their season when Thursday night rolls around. The five teams that make up the university side of the RSEQ officially begin conference play on Thursday night, and what a slate they have put together for their opening night. On the women's side of the ball, there is…

Morning Shootaround: Humber Hawks, Sheridan Bruins Renew Rivalry

SARNIA, Ontario -- Rivalry games always add a little extra intrigue to sporting events, regardless of the sport. Wednesday night is a quiet night across the basketball landscape in Canada, as there are only four games on tap between both the men and women. Two games take place in the OCAA, while two games take…

Morning Shootaround: Top Ranked Teams in Action on Quiet Tuesday Night

SARNIA, Ontario -- All eyes will be on the OCAA on Tuesday night. There are few mid-week games in college basketball across all levels in Canada. Most university programs play on Fridays and Saturdays during the regular season, while the bulk of the action from colleges in the CCAA will fall on the same days…

New Look Douglas College Royals Ready to Defend PacWest Title in 2018-19

COQUITLAM, B.C. -- The 2018-19 season marks the beginning of a new chapter for the Douglas College Royals men's basketball program. Last season, the Royals went 11-7 over the course of the PacWest BC regular season, a record that some wouldn't expect from the team after their post-season run. Douglas College made a run through the…