Monday, 9 November 2009

Monday articles

B-ball Huskies present big trouble for opponents

Signs, signs, everywhere signs.

Saturday's 99-91 victory over the Brandon University Bobcats was another good sign that the University of Saskatchewan Huskies men's basketball team is a contender in the Canada West conference.

Head coach Greg Jockims keeps saying he has a good team. A battle with Brandon at the PAC proved it.

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plus an older article with a small CW team recap

Huskies on CIS watch list

They've played the defending CIS champion Carleton Ravens and the NCAA Division 1 Montana State Bobcats in pre-season, proving to be highly competitive in both contests.

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies tip off a new Canada West men's basketball season tonight (8 p.m., PAC on the U of S campus) against the Brandon University Bobcats.

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Hoops star coming home High school MVP now a starter for Calgary Dinos

Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson cracked the Dinos starting lineup as a freshman.

Jarred OGUNGBEMI-JACKSON eluded local university programs like he eludes opponents on the basketball court.

But the highly recruited guard is coming home this weekend.

A graduate of Winnipeg's two-time provincial AAAA champion Garden City Collegiate, Ogungbemi-Jackson is now the starting point guard with the No. 3-ranked Calgary Dinos.

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Home openers this weekend for Acadia hoops teams

Acadia Axemen head coach Steve Baur is pleased with the play of freshman point guard Anthony Sears so far in the pre-season. Sears, from Riverview, N.B., is starting at the demanding position in his first year with the Axemen.

After successful pre-seasons, the Acadia basketball teams will hit the court at War Memorial Gymnasium for their 2009/ 2010 home openers Nov. 13 against UPEI.

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MUN starts well, fades badly at the finish; Sea-Hawks can't hold onto big lead, lose to Acadia by one point

Memorial Sea-Hawks' forward Michael Quigley (3) works around Acadia Axemen guard Colin Bebbington in their AUS men's basketball game at the MUN Field House Sunday. The Sea-Hawks lost 65-64.

The Memorial Sea-Hawks, up by 24 points at one point in the second half, managed to lose 65-64 to Acadia Axemen in a stunning reversal of fortune Sunday afternoon at the Field House in Atlantic Universities Sport (AUS) men's basketball.

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Opening tipoff for Capers basketball Host Saint Mary’s at Cape Breton University’s Sullivan Field House tonight, Saturday

Fabian McKenzie had a colourful way to describe the play of his Cape Breton University Capers women’s basketball team in pre-season play leading up to tonight’s season opener against the Saint Mary’s Huskies.

“We return a veteran-laden group and everybody from a championship team except one, but that doesn’t add to a recipe for success,” he said. “We’ve been Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus. Which one are we? We just don’t have our identity right now as to which team we want to be. That’s the problem we’re trying to sort out.”

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UPEI basketball teams drop opening games

The new Atlantic University Sport basketball season got off to a tough start for the UPEI Panthers Friday night at the UPEI Sports Centre.

Both UPEI teams dropped their opening games to St. F.X., with the men losing 94-83 and the women falling 86-48.

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