Posts by Basketball

Women’s basketball split series vs. UPEI

By Hamzeh Hadad, Sports Contributor • February 7, 2014

Courtney Thompson (5) fights through a double-team in a physical contest against UPEI. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Tigers record at .500 entering final stretch
Back-to-back games at the Dalplex over the weekend were vital for both the Dalhousie Tigers and the visiting …

Men’s basketball close the gap with win

By Alex Rose, Sports Contributor • February 5, 2014

Kashrell Lawrence (22) looks for an opening against the high-flying Panthers. (Photo by Shauna Brown)

Tigers win third game amid injuries
Close games have been a hallmark of the Tigers men’s basketball team’s season.
After losing their first  two games against …

Overtime solves nothing for men’s basketball

By Graeme Benjamin, Sports Editor • January 24, 2014

Devon Stedman (15) puts up a contested shot in the paint. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Tigers unable to get past St. FX in extra frame
After pulling out two of four points the previous weekend in Fredericton against the University …

Aggressive X-Women dominate Tigers

By Daniel Bergman, Assistant Sports Editor • January 23, 2014

Courtney Thompson (5) driving to the lane against the X-Women. (Photo by Kit Moran)

St. FX hands Dal its first loss of 2014
Friday night is usually a time for celebration—an opportunity to leave one’s …

The Ticker (For the week ending Jan. 12)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • January 17, 2014

Marita Alfieri, 13, battles for a loose puck. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Week ending Jan. 17, 2014
Hockey: Successful homestand as both teams earn points
Men’s hockey showed excellent resolve, coming back from a 3-1 deficit to win 5-3 against …

The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • November 20, 2013


Swimming: Tigers remain atop podium
The final meet of 2013 was another successful one for the Tigers, who once again lapped the competition at the Dalplex …

AUS men’s basketball season preview

By Justin Hartling, Online Editor • November 15, 2013

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Just like Sports Illustrated, only sustainably developed
It seems every year that Atlantic University Sport (AUS) basketball quickly turns into a runaway for a couple …

Offensive question marks for women’s basketball

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • October 25, 2013


Tigers hoping for balanced attack from this year’s team
Who picks up the offensive slack, if anybody, will go a long way in …

The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 25)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • October 25, 2013


Just like they do it in the pros
Women’s basketball: Team hosts tourney, raises awareness by thinking pink
The Dalplex played host to the Subway Centennial Tournament, …

Dynamic duo

By Graeme Benjamin, Sports Editor • October 4, 2013

Games of one-on-one occur often with Derek (Left) and Devon (Right) (photo by Chris Parent)

Norris brothers take Dal basketball by storm
Being a Tiger is a source of pride for Devon and Derek Norris.
“I never really considered going anywhere …