Thanks for joining us for another episode of Varsity Letters — The Podcast! Basketball season is just around the corner and with it, the start of another season of the NCAA variety atop Burnaby Mountain. Simon Fraser Clan head coach Steve Hanson has orchestrated one of the biggest turnarounds in college basketball over the past […]
BURNABY — Want to know who might have had the biggest turnaround this season in all of NCAA men’s basketball, regardless of division?
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.
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?
BURNABY — Too early in the season, you say, to call a trend a true trait?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
BURNABY MOUNTAIN — JJ Pankratz continues to battle through an ankle injury. Iziah Sherman-Newsome keeps on plugging, despite those tough defensive assignments that have matched him against much bigger opposition. And Kedar Salam has had enough big-scoring games this season, that he’s getting the best defensive game plan rival teams can throw his way.
BURNABY — There is an old saying about getting so caught up in the moment that you can’t see the forest for the trees.