Basketball

We’ve made a conscious effort to improve on the defensive end of the floor, because in a way since we’ve been strong offensively, we’ve kind of negated our defence a little bit. So we’ve put a push on things on that side of the court.

“I think, (that) looking at the multi-dimensional aspect of being an athlete, and what it means to be an athlete contemporarily, is the kind of space that I want to explore as an anthropology student.”—Lucas Mollame, a fourth-year anthropology student, and a team member of CAM/MAC.

U of T dominates fourth quarter en route to upset win In the second half of a double-header against the University of Toronto, the Women’s basketball team saw their win streak be halted at nine games. Despite leading for most of the game, the Gees dropped their first game in a longtime against the 6-12 …

The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees are right back in the swing of things in U Sports play. The teams rocking the Garnet and Grey welcomed back students with a successful first weekend.

Fifth-year senior Jean Emmanuel Pierre-Charles has been Gees’ backbone The University of Ottawa Men’s basketball team sports a 6-2 record and sit at ninth in the latest U Sports top 10 poll. They rank fifth best in both offensive points for and against in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) conference. The Gees have shot the …

Gees will rely on young talent throughout the year to improve record The University of Ottawa Women’s basketball team is heading into their final weekend of play before the winter 2018 semester. Despite having a modest 3-5 record in Ontario University Athletics (OUA) conference play, the team has been in many close games and their …

Veteran Jen Crowe paces Gees with 12 points in strong performance The University of Ottawa Women’s basketball team took on the University of Western Ontario in a rare morning game at Montpetit hall on Nov. 17. The Gees were trying to respond after getting blown out by Carleton in the Bytown classic, which has been …

Jean-Louis comes up big off the bench with 16 points to pace Gees The University of Ottawa Men’s basketball team took to home court following a 74-53 loss to cross-town nemesis the Carleton Ravens at the Raven’s nest, a result Gee-Gees fans have come accustomed to hearing. But the Gees were looking to respond at …

Despite taking a big victory in the home opener, Sparks is looking for more consistent play from his team going forward. “The reality is that our compete level is not high enough,” said Sparks. “We’re way too up and down to compete with the best teams in the country.”

Gees get chance to see how they stack up against US teams The Gee-Gees men’s basketball team is once again competing against various universities from around the U.S. The Gees typically begin their preseason with a number of exhibition games against teams from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), which offers a good opportunity for …

This last season, the lockdown defender was called on to be the heart and soul of the Gees’ system. He started all 17 games that he participated in and averaged 14.9 points a game to go along with an incredible, career-high 2.9 steals per contest.

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