Category: Basketball

Providence Pilots men’s basketball team begins search for new head coach

Providence Pilots men’s basketball team head coach Tim Friesen has decided to step away from coaching at the collegiate level.

MCAC Teams Impress in the 2018 NIAC Basketball Tournament

The men's and women's basketball teams from the MCAC represented the conference proudly this weekend in their first trip to the Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC) playoffs. The 2018 NIAC Basketball Tournament took place last weekend and saw all six of our MCAC basketball teams compete, including the Canadian Mennonite University Blazers women's team almost ...

The Red River College Rebels are the 2018 Men’s Basketball Champions

The Rebels men's basketball team is back on top after defeating the Canadian Mennonite University Blazers 88-75 in the 2018 MCAC Men's Basketball Championship on Saturday. They were led by conference scoring leader, Chris Demauleon-Bartolay, who had a game-high 23 points including five triples and a couple momentum shifting hustle plays on defence. Chris chooses ...

The Canadian Mennonite University Blazers are the 2018 MCAC Women’s Basketball Champions

The Blazers took home the 2018 Women's Basketball Championship on Saturday after defeating the Rebels 70-55 on Saturday and put a stop to their six-straight championships. Rebels guard Zera Lynn Panesa / HEIDI MARTENS Both teams got off to a slow start Saturday afternoon going scoreless in the games first few minutes, but the Blazers ...

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Mark Ridd is the MCAC’s Male Athlete of the Week (Week 18)

The second-year 6'7 forward, a graduate of Oak Park, was a big part of the Rebels weekend sweep of the Pilots that clinched them the final spot in the championship. This weekend, Mark averaged 10.5ppg, 15rpg, and 3.5bpg on 67% shooting from the field."Mark dominated the paint on the defensive end of the floor," said ...