Posts Tagged ‘Rick Plato’

Dal loses bronze medal game to Ryerson

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team finished their run at the U Sports Final 8 championships with a 84-66 loss in the bronze medal game against the Ryerson Rams. After playing a tough semifinal game against the Carleton Ravens the day before, the Tigers had to quickly regroup, but they didn’t have enough energy to…

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Tigers come up short in semifinals

In this image: Keevan Veinot's shot is blocked by Eddie Ekiyor.

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team lost a hard fought game against the Carleton Ravens in the U Sports semifinals by a score of 76-65 on March 10. Going in as the underdogs, the Tigers stayed competitive all game against the top-ranked team in the nation, and a program that’s won 13 out of the…

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Dal brings the Thunder against the Thunderbirds

In this image: Xavier Ochu scoring a layup.

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team defeated the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds 74-65 in the quarterfinals of the U Sports nationals at the Scotiabank Centre on March 8. The Tigers held the second-best scoring team in U Sports to 65 points –– that’s 27 fewer than the 93.5 points the Thunderbirds averaged per game…

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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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The Tigers are AUS Champions once again

In this image: The Dalhousie Tigers pose for a championship photo at the Scotiabank Centre on March 3.

The Dalhousie Tigers defeated their rivals the Saint Mary’s Huskies 65-55 to claim their fourth AUS men’s basketball championship in five years on Sunday afternoon. “It feels great to show that we won it and it also shows everyone that we belong in the final 8,” says Sascha Kappos, fourth-year forward for the Tigers. Kappos…

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The team Mom

In this image: Andrea Plato watching a basketball game.

Go to any Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball game and you’ll see the team’s Head Coach, Rick Plato, pacing near the bench, waving his arms and yelling at his players for turning the ball over.   Behind him is a person who is nearly the exact opposite: a blonde-haired woman, sitting calmly and keeping track of turnovers…

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Dal Tigers inducted into Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

In this image: Dalhousie's athletic awards inside the Dalplex.

Dalhousie University was well represented in this year’s Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame induction class.  Held at the Halifax Convention Centre on Nov. 2, the ceremony started a few minutes late because of heavy rain outside, but that didn’t deter the celebratory mood.  The event kicked off with video clips of all the inductees and…

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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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