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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 …

Upon returning from Korea, Caleb Agada, the team’s biggest star returned from his stint with the Canadian national team. The Gees began practicing again as a group, preparing for more high-level competition.

TORONTO (CUP)—Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) will allow post-secondary schools to give female hockey players full-ride scholarships in an effort to keep more talent at home.

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.

The 18–2 Gee-Gees men’s basketball team represents the University of Ottawa in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) while the 22–1 Arizona Wildcats men’s basketball team represents the University of Arizona (Tucson, Ariz.) in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I.

“I thought our kids competed hard and that’s the way it goes sometimes,” said Derouin. “[Syracuse] has a great team, it’s a testament to their defense for sure.”

Men’s basketball team welcomes new talent in off-season to replace key players THE UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa men’s basketball team will host three exhibition games against high-profile National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) opponents to kick off its 2013–14 season. The Gee-Gees will host the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs on Aug. 9, the University of Wisconsin …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff I’M CANADIAN, AND proud of it. I follow Canadian politics and read Canadian literature. I have a Canada Day poster on my wall and I’ll tell people to shut up when our national anthem is played. I also get decked out in red and white to cheer on my favourite …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff SIXTY-FOUR TEAMS, ONE winner—how could you not watch this sporting phenomenon? Every year, the top college teams from the East, Mideast, West, and South come together for a massive three-week, single-elimination tournament known as March Madness. The winner of this tournament gets a gold-plated wooden National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) …