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These pre-season exhibition matches are a valuable time to learn and grow while gaining needed game experience against high-level squads on both sides. The Gee-Gees have to adjust to the size and speed of their American counterparts and NCAA teams will have to get used to a faster paced game, mainly due to a shorter 24-second shot clock.

In the first match of a four-game pre-season series where the Gee-Gees will face teams from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the garnet and grey defeated the Indiana Hoosiers 109-101 in a packed house at CÉGEP Champlain in Longueil, Que.

Read up on Saturday’s Gee-Gees action in the Jan. 18 highlight reel, including women’s volleyball, men’s hockey, and both basketball teams.

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE GEE-GEES MADE the most of the Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) Regional East tournament on March 9–10, using it as the ultimate practice for the upcoming CIS championships. The University of Ottawa women’s basketball team (19-3 regular season, 3-0 playoffs) took home a convincing 75-69 win against the University of …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff LAST YEAR, THE Gee-Gees saw one of their own make it to the 2011 Canadian Football League (CFL) draft, chosen 29th by the Calgary Stampeders. Now two more University of Ottawa athletes have the opportunity to take that leap, having completed the 2012 CFL evaluation camp in Toronto.Fourth-year receiver Bogdan …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE GEES LED an incredible season this year, with a record 16-consecutive-game winning streak, their first Capital Hoops victory ever, and to top it off, they managed to win the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) gold medal match against the Windsor Lancers—a team that beat the Gees at the last three …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa track and field team will be travelling to the University of Manitoba to take part in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championship meet March 8–10. The team’s exemplary performance during the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) meet Feb. 24–25, and their results during the Super Saturday meet …

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