Posts Tagged ‘Basketball’

Men’s basketball team loses first game of season to SMU

The St. Mary’s Huskies showed they deserve to be higher on the USports national basketball rankings. They beat Dalhousie 90-77 at the Homburg center at St. Mary’s on Nov. 9. Dalhousie, ranked sixth in Canada, and St. Mary’s, ranked ninth, were the only two AUS teams in the top 10 coming into the season. This was…

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Men’s basketball team cruises to win in season opener

Rookie Alex Carson summoned his inner Stephen Curry to help the Tigers’ men’s basketball team defeat the Cape Breton Capers 95-60 at the season opener on Nov. 4 at the Dalplex. Carson was the Tigers’ prized off-season recruit and it didn’t take long for him to prove why. He hit five out of six three-point shots…

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Tiger’s blood: basketball in the heart of a family

Editor’s note: Tessa Stammberger had her Tigers career on the court end when she broke both bones in her right forearm in a game against Memorial on Sunday , Feb. 7. Tessa Stammberger dribbles the ball up court. She passes it to a teammate and moves off the ball to get ready for a return…

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Women’s basketball split series vs. UPEI

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

Back-to-back games at the Dalplex over the weekend were vital for both the Dalhousie Tigers and the visiting UPEI Panthers. Locked in a tight Atlantic University Sport (AUS) playoff race, the teams split the weekend series. The Tigers opened strong, winning the first game on Friday, Jan. 31 by a score of 65-58. Guard Courtney…

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Men’s basketball close the gap with win

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

  Close games have been a hallmark of the Tigers men’s basketball team’s season. After losing their first  two games against UPEI this season by a combined total of five points, the Tigers finally won a close game. They  trailing by 11 points with under 10 minutes to play in last Saturday’s match, but played…

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Overtime solves nothing for men’s basketball

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

After pulling out two of four points the previous weekend in Fredericton against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds, Dal was unable to get their season back on track, losing in overtime to the St. FX X-Men 76-72 on Jan. 17 at the Dalplex. The Tigers put up a valiant effort against their Atlantic…

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Aggressive X-Women dominate Tigers

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

Friday night is usually a time for celebration—an opportunity to leave one’s weekday cares behind. For the Dalhousie Tigers women’s basketball team, however, last Friday was anything but jubilant. Missed defensive assignments and wasted offensive opportunities doomed the Tigers (5-5), who fell 77-63 to the St. FX X-Women (4-7) in an early evening game at…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Jan. 12)

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 St. FX on Friday, Jan. 10. After surrendering three consecutive goals to end the first, the Tigers scored four unanswered goals to finish the game, including two from Patrick Daley. On the women’s side,…

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The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

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 pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing over 80 points ahead of the second place teams. Individual performances from Molly Wedge and David Sharpe set several…

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AUS men’s basketball season preview

It seems every year that Atlantic University Sport (AUS) basketball quickly turns into a runaway for a couple of teams and by January, most people can predict who will be in the championships at the Metro Centre. This year may very well be different. Acadia is the class of the AUS, but there are three…

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