Posts Tagged ‘final 8 tournament’

Q/A with Tim Maloney

In this image: Tim Maloney beside a Dal Tigers logo.

Tim Maloney had been Dalhousie’s executive director of athletics for five years. He talks about the 2018-2019 year, dalplex renovations and much more.

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Preparing for the playoffs

In this image: Dalhousie's men's basketball team.

The anticipation is over. It’s now playoff time.   The Atlantic University Sports (AUS) men’s basketball playoffs start on March 1, and a season of preparation for the Dalhousie University Tigers will be put to the test. They’re hosting the U Sports Men’s Final 8 national championships this year- guaranteeing them a spot in the tournament –– but the…

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Basketball nationals return to Dal

Dalhousie University will host the U Sports men’s basketball national championships for the second time in three years this March.   They won a bronze medal as the host two years ago. They want to do better this time.   “We’re not playing for second, that’s for sure,” says Head Coach Rick Plato.  In 2016-17, Dal won…

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Dal defeated by Ryerson in Final 8 seminfinal

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team lost to the first-ranked Ryerson Rams in yesterday’s semifinal game of the U SPORTS (formerly the CIS) Final 8 tournament. Dalhousie, ranked fifth out of the eight participating teams, won their first game against the fourth-ranked University of Alberta (UAl) Golden Bears on the game heroics of Kashrell Lawrence,…

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