It was the best start to the second half of the season that the University of Saskatchewan Huskies basketball teams could have asked for, as both the men and women swept their weekend series with the Brandon University Bobcats.
Though their 2012-13 season concluded with an early playoff departure, point guards Ben Baker and Stephon Lamar of the Huskies men’s basketball team are departing the season with much to be proud of.
The Huskies women’s basketball squad was eliminated from playoffs Saturday, Feb. 23. Meanwhile, the men’s squad wins game two to force deciding match.
After splitting the first two games of their quarter-final playoff series, the Huskies women’s basketball team and the University of Fraser Valley Cascades are set for game three tonight. Meanwhile, the men’s squad fall flat in the second half.
The University of Alberta Pandas defeated the University of Saskatchewan Huskies women’s basketball team 67-58 Friday night at the PAC in Saskatoon.
The Huskies men’s basketball team won the battle of the best Friday night, clinching first place in the Canada West Prairie Division with an 82-66 win over the Alberta Golden Bears.
The Huskies men’s basketball squad split their weekend series with the Manitoba Bisons Feb. 8 and 9. They now sit in a three-way tie for first spot in the Canada West’s Prairie Conference with one week remaining in the regular season.
After Huskies men’s basketball forward Matthew Forbes was anything but eager to bask in the limelight after scoring 70 points in a weekend series against the visiting Winnipeg Wesmen Feb. 1 and 2.
Rookie point guard Desarae Hogberg was the Huskies’ hero Friday night. Sinking the game-winning basket with 0.01 second remaining on the clock, Hogberg hoisted the Huskies to an 82-80 victory over the Winnipeg Wesmen at the PAC on Feb. 1.
The Huskies men’s and women’s basketball teams brought their best to the hard court Jan. 18 and 19. Each of the Dog squads utilized home court advantage and won both of their games, gaining four valuable points in the standings race.