(This is a complete write-through of the earlier story Varsity Letters broke on UBC’s signing of former Kelowna Owls basketball star Grant Shephard. There’s more quotes from all concerned including Shephard’s former high school coach Harry Parmar, and additional reporting on the impact his arrival could have on the program)VANCOUVER — Even after an inglorious end to its 2016-17 U Sports […]
SURREY — Brian Wallack was somewhere around three years of age when a young player from Salmon Arm Secondary named Casey Archibald first donned the blue-and-gold of the UBC Thunderbirds.
VANCOUVER — Watch the game long enough and you know that there are certain types of scenarios, which when presented on larger stages, like the postseason, often times have the potential to produce unexpected results.
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.
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: