Basketball (M) news
Adrian Hynes-Guery scored a game-high 18 points for McGill University but it was insufficient as the UNLV men's basketball team won its fourth straight game in Canada, 74-59, against the Redmen before more than 300 at Love Competition Hall, Tuesday.
Reggie Spencer of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, scored 14 points as the NCAA's Northeastern University Huskies defeated McGill 80-66 in men's basketball at Love Competition Hall, Sunday. Two other Huskies reached double figures in scoring, with Joel Smith notching 11 points and Quincy Ford collecting 10. Nicolas Langley, a senior from Golden, B.C., tallied 14 for the Redmen, who opened their 112th seaso
The college basketball season gets an early start this weekend, when McGill plays host to a number of NCAA teams. In women's hoops, the Martlets will open their 91st season by hosting Youngstown State on Friday. In men's action, the Redmen open their 112th campaign by hosting Northeastern on Sunday and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) Runnin' Rebels on Tuesday.
Canada defeated Argentina 84-79 on Sunday, to finish fifth of 12 men's teams at the FIBA Under-17 world basketball championship in Lithuania. The Canadian cadets, coached by McGill bench boss David DeAveiro, posted an overall record of 5-3 at the event.
HAMPDEN, Maine — Maine’s Mr. Basketball is crossing the border to continue his basketball career at the collegiate level. But he’s not headed south. Christian McCue, who led Hampden Academy to this year’s Eastern Maine Class A championship, will attend McGill University in Montreal this fall.
Canada Basketball has appointed McGill University head coach David DeAveiro to lead the 2012 men's national cadet team, an under-17 squad currently ranked fifth in the world in the FIBA boy's world rankings.
Three members of the McGill Redmen were honoured as the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec announced its all-stars and major award winners in men's university basketball. Karim Sy-Morissette of Montreal and Tristan Renaud-Tremblay of Terrebonne, Que., merited berths on the first and second all-conference teams, respectively, while Vincent Dufort, from Smiths Falls, Ont., made the all-rookie squad.
Gregory Saint-Amand connected for a "double-double" with 16 points and 10 rebounds as the third-seeded UQAM Citadins upset No.2-McGill in a Quebec men's basketball sudden-death semifinal game at Love Competition Hall Wednesday. Karim Sy-Morissette scored 20 in a losing cause for the Redmen, who were hosting their fist playoff game in a decade.
It will go down as the busiest playoff week in McGill sporting history this week as the University could be hosting as many as eight playoff games in a six-day span.
The McGill men's hockey team remain the No.2 team in the CIS men's hockey rankings this week. UNB, the reigning national champions, top the for the 13th time in 16 polls this season, and for the third week in a row.
A strong second-half run propelled McGill to a 67-58 victory over the Bishop's Gaiters in CIS men's basketball at Love Competition Hall, Thursday. McGill turned a 42-39 deficit into a 53-42 lead as they scored 14 unanswered points over a four-minute span that straddled the third and fourth quarters. A pair of three-point plays, by Te'Jour Riley and Nicolas Langley, keyed the McGill run.
Kyle Desmarais scored only five points but hit a jump-shot at the buzzer as No.10-ranked Concordia rallied to edge visiting McGill 62-61 in men's university basketball before a capacity crowd, Saturday.
Xavier Baribeau, a fifth-year guard from Quebec City, scored only eight points but hit a key jump shot with 47 seconds remaining as Laval edged visiting McGill 57-56 in men's basketball before a crowd of 825 at the Centre PEPS, Thursday.
Anneth Him-Lazarenko of Laval, Que., and Vincent Dufort of Smiths Falls, Ont., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Feb. 5, 2012.
Freshman Vincent Dufort of Smiths Falls, Ont., scored 18 points as McGill rallied from an 11-point deficit to defeat visiting Laval 75-66 in men's university basketball before 328 fans at Love Competition Hall, Saturday. It was the fourth consecutive win for the Redmen who sit second in the RSEQ conference standings with an 8-4 record and just four games remaining before playoffs.