BURNABY —A famine filled with cancellations has added up to a feast of games for the Simon Fraser men’s basketball team.In what will amount to playing almost a half season of conference games over a span of just over three weeks, SFU opened a gruelling stretch of nine games over a span of 24 days […]
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Julian be nimble, Julian be quick! Now 75 pounds lighter, here’s why Simon Fraser’s 7-foot centre Julian Roche is playing the best basketball of his career!
BURNABY — The biggest man on Burnaby Mountain is standing taller than ever.Julian Roche has stopped growing, yet there seems little question these days that Simon Fraser’s 7-foot senior centre is reaching new heights in every part of his life, including on the court where his team-leading 15.1 points and 9.3 rebounds per game are […]
Simon Fraser men’s basketball: Picked for a Top 3 GNAC finish, deep-scoring Clan open at home Tuesday to WWU Vikings
BURNABY — For Simon Fraser men’s basketball fans, the news of this past Oct. 23 was something to behold.
Julian shows his jam! SFU Clan big-man Roche stuns No. 12 Saints, sinks winning shot with five seconds left
They’ve got a fine kettle of mettle. That’s the best way to describe the Simon Fraser Clan men’s basketball team after they battled through layers of second-half adversity on the road Saturday night to claim the biggest win in their NCAA history.
A Sunday read: At GNAC’s midway mark, Clan men crush Alaska Nanooks to sit one victory shy of matching 2017-18 win total
BURNABY — Five double-figure scorers. Just six turnovers in 200 total player minutes. And how about a 52-point second half courtesy of 67 per cent shooting from the field?
Simon Fraser opens 2019 by hosting powerhouse St. Martin’s in a battle of GNAC’s most prodigious three-point shooting teams
BURNABY — Too early in the season, you say, to call a trend a true trait?
Newcomers Roche, Balata signal a new era in Clan basketball as Simon Fraser erases 11-point deficit in win over Humboldt State
BURNABY — They may have scuffed and scrapped through the early going in their 2018-19 home opener Friday. Yet even before the home team put it all together down the stretch drive of 73-72 comeback win over the Humboldt State Broncos on the first day of The SFU Showdown invitational, the Simon Fraser Clan were making […]
Clan men’s basketball 2018-19: The SFU Showdown tourney will feature debut of big-man Roche and deep guard core
BURNABY — It’s only a jigsaw puzzle when you don’t know how the pieces are supposed to fit.And last Friday, as point guard Michael Provenzano dropped a triple to knot the score early in the second half of its 2018-19 season-opener on the road against the host and nationally-ranked UC San Diego Tritons, you very […]
Julian Roche: Santa Clara’s 6-foot-11 transfer is ready to be the ‘Man in the Middle’ for Simon Fraser Clan
BURNABY — There are a lot of moving pieces these days as it pertains to evolving state of the front court with the Simon Fraser Clan men’s basketball team.