The best university men’s hockey teams in the country will descend on Saskatoon’s Credit Union Centre from March 19 - 23 for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship.
The Huskies women’s basketball team proved they are the best in the west after claiming the Canada West title, and will advance to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship to face off against the best teams in the country.
The Huskies men’s basketball team will return from the Canada West final four tournament with bronze medals in tow.
After a slow start the Huskies women’s basketball team came back to defeat the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and advance to the Canada West final four. The Dogs lost the opening game but recovered to win the next two.
On Feb. 27, University Council defeated a non-confidence motion in TransformUS put forth by English professor Len Findlay.
It took 17 hard-fought periods but the Huskies women’s hockey team won their first ever Canada West title over the University of Regina Cougars two games to one.
The men’s hockey team will have a month to mull over their loss to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in the quarter-final round of the Canada West championship.
The Huskies men’s volleyball team saw their playoff hopes dashed after losing a down-to-the-wire battle against the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack.
After being asked to join Steve Laycock and the rest of Team Saskatchewan, Edwards School of Business student Matt Lang is heading to the Brier. Lang will be the fifth man for the team as they compete against the best in Canada from March 1-9 in Kamloops, B.C.
A spot in the Canada West semi-final is on the line when the Huskies meet the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds Feb. 28 – March 2 in Vancouver, B.C. The two teams met once previously this season on Jan. 11, when the Dogs snuck out a 55-53 win.