Thursday, 29 October 2009

Articles of note

Fraser Valley Preview from Abbottsford News

Cascade hoop teams young, but loaded with potential

Third-year forward Kyle Grewal is the lone player on the University of the Fraser Valley men's basketball roster who has been with the program for more than one year.

But despite the relative youth of his squad, Barnaby Craddock's optimism about his team is almost palpable.

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Plus another piece from the same newspaper on Sam Freeman and his prowess from the free-throw line


Nice honour for former Lakehead star 7'0" Jim Zoet (pronounced "Zoot" for those who haven't played in men's league tournaments over the past three decades)

Former Uxbridge resident honoured at Lakehead; Jim Zoet only native son to ever make it to NBA

As a young athlete in the 1970s, all Jim Zoet wanted was to play basketball.

He didn't care where, he just wanted to play.

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Acadia basketball blog profiles sophomore Justin Boutiler


Kamloops This Week has a preview piece on Thompson Rivers WolfPack

WolfPack men hungry for playoffs

Sean Garvey has gone from player to coach to player again this season for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team. Garvey and returning veteran Greg Stewart are intent on hauling the hoops squad into the post-season for the first time. The quest begins this weekend at the Tournament Capital Centre with 8 p.m. games on Friday and Saturday against Fraser Valley. 


That was the petite, straight-faced reply from the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack’s biggest player — 7-foot-2 forward Greg Stewart — when asked if this is the year the school’s men’s basketball team finally qualifies for the Canada West playoffs.

“It’s the fact that we don’t want to lose anymore,” he eventually added.

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From UVic student newspaper

Ravens hold off Vikes, sweep Vetrie tournament

The Carleton Ravens held off a hard-charging UVic Vikes men’s basketball squad down the stretch to cap off the weekend’s 2009 Guy Vetrie Memorial Tournament, Oct. 23 to 25.

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