Friday, 23 November 2007

Friday's Games in the CIS

Sudbury Star article on the newest emerging star at Laurentian 6'3" Bryan Davidson, a native of Sudbury, who has become one of the Vees most reliable scorers Davidson shoots into action; former dunk champion contributing to Vees offense

Also, Jim Thomas has plenty of CIS content in his periodic "Thomas Report" on the Hoop-la site out of Hamilton November 14th Thomas Report

LATE NOTE ON WEBCASTS - BROCK AND CALGARY ADD VIDEO WEBCASTING BEGINNING THIS EVENING This brings to nine the CIS number of games (out of fifteen)that will have some form of live media this evening.

Brock Basketball Live Video Webcast and Live Stats; November 23, 2007 - ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - The Brock University basketball 2007-08 OUA regular season and playoff games will be video webcast live over the internet in partnership with Also live stats will be available at

From Calgary Sports Information... The Dinos basketball games vs. Alberta, women and men, will be streamed LIVE online tonight at The live audio and video webcast comes courtesy of NUTV, the University of Calgary’s campus television station. Tonight is a test run for the system, so there could be some hiccups with the production – which is why this email is the only advertising we’re planning to do. Play-by-play man Justin Hardjowirogo from NUTV will be joined by former Dino Lindsay Maundrell for the women’s game with tip-off at 6 p.m. MST, while Dinos women’s coach Shawnee Harle will provide colour for the men’s game at 8 p.m. MST. Ben Matchett, Sports Information Director, University of Calgary Dinos, Office (403) 220-8143, Mobile (403) 863-8143; Email

Last night's scores and recaps, X-Men, Stingers remain undefeated

Articles of note:
TJ Colello from the Cape Breton Post reviews last night's Capers/X matchup Capers lose at home
Randy Phillips of the Montreal Gazette recaps Concordia's swing through the U.S. and provides an update on the Stingers Globetrottin' Stingers come home wizards
Howard Tsumura's article in this morning's Vancouver Province on UBC's Brett Leversage Harcourt traffic jam behind him
Neate Sager's piece in the Ottawa Sun on the Showdown at the Raven's Nest
Ron Rauch's article in this morning's Victoria Times-Colonist on UVic vs. UCFV Vikes aim to halt Cascades

Fifteen games are on the slate this evening involving the OUA and Canada West only. Seven of the games have some type of live media to offer: either live video webcast, internet radio or live stats (see below for links to games with media available). LATE NOTE: Brock Badgers will also video webcast and LIVE STATS! all their home games. Video webcasting will be done via a partnership with SSN Canada. See links below.

OUA INTERLOCK SCHEDULE The third weekend of interlock games between OUA East and OUA West teams goes tonight and tomorrow at various venues. After 32 interlocking games over 4 sets of games, the OUA East holds a slim 17-15 lead over the OUA West. Here are tonight's matchups:
8 PM #8 Toronto (4-0) at #9 Guelph The game promises to be a tough matchup between two scrappy and well-coached groups. No media available for this game.
8 PM Ryerson (2-2) at Brock (3-1) The Badgers have averaged about 100 points per game over their three league wins and hope to continue on that path against the taller Rams. Expect Brock to go small and space the floor while the Rams are likely to pound it inside. LIVE STATS! plus Video Webcast
8 PM RMC (0-4) at Waterloo (0-4) A pair of winless teams go at it in Waterloo. No media available for this game.
8 PM Queen's (2-2) at Laurier (0-4) The Hawks look for their first win of the season against the steady Gaels who gave #2 Windsor all they could handle last weekend before faltering late. No media available for this game.
8 PM McMaster (1-3) at York (0-4) The last time these teams met at Tait McKenzie in North York, Mac knocked off the Lions in the 2006 Wilson Cup OUA championship just 2 seasons ago. Both teams appear to be rebuilding after heavy graduation losses although the Lions still have an All-Canadian candidate in Tut Ruach. No media available for this game.
8 PM Lakehead (1-3) at Laurentian (1-3) The two most northerly situated teams meet in Sudbury where the Vees are always tough. 6'4" Kiraan Posey comes off an excellent offensive weekend for the Thunderwolves. Follow this game by clicking on LIVE STATS
8 PM Western (2-2) at #1 Carleton (4-0) The Mustangs are again likely to be without 6'5" Andrew Wedemire, who missed last weekend due to injury. Carleton remains the only team in Canada yet to lose to another CIS school this season. Carleton Radio
8 PM #2 Windsor (4-0) at Ottawa (4-0) The Lancers handed Ottawa one of their most lopsided losses of the season last year in Windsor and expect the Gee-Gees young depth to be tested. Webcast plus Lancers face Gee-Gees, Ravens

9 PM Regina (4-2) at #7 Brandon (5-1) The perennial rivals meet again for a pair of games beginning tonight in Brandon. No media available for this game.
10 PM #4 Alberta (5-1) at Calgary (5-1) In a battle for first place in the Central Division, the Bears and Dinos play the first of two games in Calgary. Live Video Webcast!
10 PM Lethbridge (0-6) at Saskatchewan (3-3) The Huskies have battled injuries all season long and the Pronghorns are simply looking for their first league victory. No media available for this game.
11 PM UCFV (4-4) at Victoria (6-2) The Cascades need a sweep on the island to get into position for a home playoff game while UVic is looking for more offense from a group that continue to defend well. Live Web Broadcast on Vikes Radio Network
11 PM Thompson Rivers (1-7) at #3 UBC (7-1) In a battle of first vs. last, the T-Birds look to extend their lead in the Pacific Division and stay healthy for next weekend's pair of showdown games against UVic. UBC Radio Network
11 PM Winnipeg (3-3) at Trinity Western (2-6) The Spartans need victories to remain within striking distance of a playoff spot while Winnipeg comes off a big win at home against UVic in overtime led by a 45 point effort from 5'9" Erfan Nasajpour. Spartan Web Radio
11:15 PM Manitoba (0-6) at Simon Fraser (3-5) The Bisons look for their first victory of the Canada West regular season after playing both UVic and UBC tough at home last weekend. The Clan had a three-game winning streak broken last Saturday night in a loss to UCFV and looks to get back on track at home. Clan Radio Network plus LIVE STATS!

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