As Conor Morgan leaves the UBC Thunderbirds program for a pro career in New Zealand, he wil be rightly remembered as one of the program's greatest ever scorers. (Photo by Richard Lam property of UBC Thunderbirds)
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An honour for Conor: UBC’s Capt. Morgan sets a course for Down Under, prepares to begin pro career Friday in New Zealand

VANCOUVER — Still jet-lagged from the Australia-to-Vancouver journey which returned him from the recently-completed Commonwealth Games, Conor Morgan was busy Tuesday putting his body clock on notice for more of the same.

In Semiahmoo senior Vlad Mihaila (left), the UFV Cascades will be bringing in one of the most explosive scorers in the B.C. high school Class of 2018. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca).
Westsyde Whundas' Spencer Ledoux will bring his fancy footwork to Prince George's UNBC Timberwolves next season. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
After one year in the U.S. prep school world, Steveston-London grad Fardaws Aimaq is headed to an NCAA Div. 1 career next season at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Big man of the north set to land in deep south! Mercer the place for SLSS’ Fardaws Aimaq to make NCAA Div. 1 dream a reality

RICHMOND — Fardaws Aimaq never lost sight of the big picture of U.S. college basketball and his potential future within it even though there were moments this past season where he might have wondered what a kid from Richmond was doing chasing his hoop dreams on the other side of the continent at a place […]

Vancouver College Fighting Irish senior guard Jack Cruz-Dumont wants to carve his own path as he follows his late father's footsteps to a spot with the UBC Thunderbirds. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Jack Cruz-Dumont: Like his father before him, UBC basketball inks a kid who bleeds blue-and-gold

VANCOUVER — It’s easy to say that the UBC Thunderbirds have a better men’s basketball program today because of their latest recruit, a kid teeming with skills and upside.

Douglas College's Joe Enevoldson led the Royals to a silver medal finish at the CCAA national championships on Saturday night. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Douglas College men’s hoop: Royals magical run to CCAA national final ends amidst fourth-quarter fatigue

The sign held high by the cheering section of Toronto’s Seneca College Sting read ‘Sting Them Where It Hurts’ and in the end, the bite of defeat finally de-railed the magical post-season run of New Westminster’s Douglas College Royals.

Douglas College freshman Josiah Mastandrea came off the bench Friday in Laval to hit four triples and help Douglas College past defending national champion Montmorency and into a berth in Saturday's CCAA national final. (File photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letter.ca)
Former Kits Blue Demons' star Noah DeRappard-Yuswack, now a fifth-year senior, was outstanding Thursday in leading his Douglas College Royals to within a win of appearing in Saturday's CCAA championship final in Laval. (Varsity Letters file photo by Howard Tsumura)
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DeRappard-Yuswack, Morris clean the glass, Douglas College Royals show grace under pressure to punch CCAA Final Four tickets

It was the kind of game, you figured, that Randy Coutts and Aaron Mitchell, high school head coaches past and present, were watching on their laptop computer screens Thursday night, nodding their heads in recognition of the hustle and the skill that their respective former players made a habit of showing though pre-university careers.

In just his second season behind the bench as head coach, former TRU and UBC assistant Joe Enevoldson has New Westminster's Douglas College Royals back in the CCAA national tourney for the first time in 10 years. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca_
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One decade later: Signature wins over VIU Mariners give New West’s Douglas College Royals berth in CCAA national tourney

NEW WESTMINSTER — It’s Monday morning, following a weekend in which Canada’s reigning university basketball dynasty was brought to a grinding halt, and Joe Enevoldson seems a little out of breath as he answers a reporter’s phone call.

Kedar Salam has been the centre of attention for opposing defences this season. The senior plays his final home game Saturday atop Burnaby Mountain. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Kedar Salam: Simon Fraser’s GNAC scoring leader, a student of the game, has his home finale Saturday

BURNABY — Kedar Salam isn’t going to get a taste of the post-season over his final year of college basketball, yet Simon Fraser’s senior guard is proving to everyone around the Great Northwest Athletic Conference that over the 2017-18 campaign, he has been its single greatest offensive threat.