If you were to pick a time for Carleton’s grip on Canadian men’s university basketball supremacy to loosen, out of the last two decades this season would have been your best bet.
In an attempt to course-correct the short history of professional basketball in the nation’s capital, the Ottawa Blackjacks are wagering their success on the riches of hoops talent from the nation’s capital.
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The Carleton Ravens used a second half comeback to overcome the Dalhousie Tigers by a score of 74-65 in the finals of the U Sports Final 8, leaving Ottawa’s TD Place arena as national champions for the 15th time in 18 years.
A dominant display from the Carleton Ravens saw them defeat the Western Mustangs by a score of 90-63 in the semifinals of the U Sports Final 8 on Saturday.
The Dalhousie University Tigers eliminated the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees by a score of 67-63 on Friday night at Lansdowne’s TD Place arena, to move on to the U Sports Final 8.
The Calgary Dinos were the first casualty of the Carleton Ravens’ juggernaut men’s basketball team at the university championships.