Following a bye week and a week off of school, the men and women’s Huskies basketball teams were well prepared and rested for the visiting University of Winnipeg Wesmen.
Looking back on 2013/2014 for the Huskies.
Every March, 64 college basketball teams from across the United States compete for the National Championship in the March Madness tournament.
The Huskies women’s basketball team narrowly missed medaling at nationals, falling to the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades 57-69 in the bronze medal game on March 16
The University of Saskatchewan Huskies men’s basketball team returned home from Nationals with a fifth place finish.
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.
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.
The Huskies men’s basketball team earned their spot in the Canada West final four after defeating the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack. The Dogs downed the WolfPack 82-68 on Feb. 21 and 84-71 on Feb. 23 in the Physical Activity Complex to win series 2-0.