Saturday, 28 November 2009


Nice story on Matt Handsor of Windsor Lancers and his brother who is also a CIS athlete

Brothers eye championships

Brotherly love has its limits, even for siblings as close as Matt and Aaron Handsor.

Matt is a fifth-year shooting guard on the Windsor Lancers basketball team.

Aaron is a second-year defensive back on the Western Mustangs football team.

The McGregor graduates call or text every day. They sit in the stands rooting for each other.

But they refuse to cheer wearing the colours of the other's school.

"Maybe," Matt said, "when I graduate."

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Wolves upset Ravens

Give the Lakehead Thunderwolves some props.

Sure, the Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team isn’t as powerful as last year’s championship team, but they’re still No. 1 in the nation.

But on Friday night it was the Wolves turn to shine in the battle of the OUA’s undefeated.

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Badgers too much for RMC

Joel Whitty and Anto Raic scored 15 points each to lead the Brock University Badgers to a 91-54 win over the Royal Military College Paladins in OUA basketball action in Kingston Friday.

Didi Mukenki and Brian Nahimana added 10 points each for the Badgers as all 12 players scored. The Brock bench accounted four 46 points.

"It was a good solid team effort," Brock coach Ken Murray said. "It's two wins in a row and, if we can win (tonight) against Queen's, it puts us in a good position heading into the second half of the season."

Brock led 48-24 at the half and improved to 3-4 in league play with the win.


Capers basketball teams post big wins over Dalhousie

SYDNEY — It was a big performance for both Cape Breton University Capers basketball teams as they posted lopsided victories over the Dalhousie Tigers in Atlantic University Sport action Friday at Sullivan Field House.
On the women’s side, they won a convincing 86-62 triumph over the Tigers. The men followed that up with an equally impressive 84-62 victory.

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Bisons stun Vikes in OT

The University of Victoria Vikes men’s basketball team had a late fourth-quarter meltdown last night in Winnipeg and the scrappy Manitoba Bisons took advantage with an 84-83 Canada West overtime victory.

The Vikes led for most of the night, including 70-63 with 1:15 remaining in the game. The Bisons clawed their way back with some standout defence and Nathan Dixon tied it at 70-70 in the dying seconds with a three-pointer.

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Hoops phenom has no trouble getting noticed

St. Mike's Duane Notice moves the ball up court during high school basketball at Assumption high school.

Duane Notice barely scratched the surface of a deep talent pool Friday afternoon at the Assumption gym.

A 15-year-old phenom who cracked the roster of Canada's national junior basketball team this past summer, Notice didn't need to take control of a game his Toronto St. Michael's Blue Raiders, coached by former McMaster Marauder Jeff Zownir, won going away.

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