VANCOUVER — UBC Thunderbirds head men’s basketball coach Kevin Hanson may well have coached the best 19-1, fourth-place team in the history of his sport.
BURNABY — Was there a university basketball team in North America who needed a second chance at a first win more than the Simon Fraser Clan?The 0-15 record in GNAC conference play.The 74-73 loss Thursday to Concordia in which it fell on a four-point play from the free throw line with 1.8 seconds remaining.For Simon […]
VANCOUVER — They say that times are tough all over, but it seems especially so locally in Canada West men’s basketball circles.
BURNABY MOUNTAIN — Twenty hard minutes. Work on your dribble. Work on your handle.
BURNABY — It’s the seven seconds of game clock that the Simon Fraser Clan men’s basketball team wishes it could just have back.Please.
VANCOUVER — When Jordan Jensen-Whyte began his career with the UBC Thunderbirds in the fall of 2012, he was standing in shadows deep enough to resemble the cover of night.
Here are my three big basketball take-away from the recently-completed university sports weekend:
ABBOTSFORD — The Manny Moment, it turns out, is impervious to just about anything including the rage of an Fraser Valley East snowstorm. Manny Dulay and teammate Nav Bains got caught in an icy, snowy traffic jam on Highway 1 east Friday as the pair headed to Abbotsford to suit up for the Fraser Valley Cascades’ […]
Track the daily movements of a basketball program from high school through university and the calendar, like clockwork, moves a team of dedicated, age-specific athletes through a timetable of tradition.
VANCOUVER — He only picked up a basketball because his high school didn’t have a volleyball team.At one stretch of his university career he had played for three different programs in four seasons.