Men’s Basketball, Page 76

UBC TAKE MBB FOR 2ND STRAIGHT NIGHT

  Posted on: November 21, 2009

The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds showed why they are the number two team in the CIS.  The T-Birds won three of the four quarters and rolled to a 20 point win over the home town Thompson Rivers University WolfPack in Canada West men’s basketball action. The score in front of over 750 fans at…

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WOLFPACK LOSE SQUEAKER TO UBC

  Posted on: November 19, 2009

It was definitely the most difficult game we’ve ever played here.” The words of UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball coach Kevin Hanson after his team squeaked out an 84-81 over the hometown Thompson Rivers University WolfPack in Canada West action Thursday night (Nov 19) at the Tournament Capital Center.  “ We were lucky to escape tonite,…

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WOLFPACK MBB PREPARE TO HOST UBC

  Posted on: November 18, 2009

  Another week, another tough test for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball program.  It’s something that Thom Gillespie and his crew are used to: because that’s life in the Canada West.  Following a matchup against the third ranked team in the CIS in the Calgary Dinos, The WolfPack now have to face the…

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MBB BATTLE BACK BUT FALL SHORT TO DINOS

  Posted on: November 15, 2009

  The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team played reasonably well, but couldn’t battle back to down the home town University of Calgary Dinos in CIS action in the Alberta city on Saturday (Nov 14). The WolfPack (0-4) fell to the unbeaten Dinos (6-0) by a score of 95-68. “We had a good first…

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WOLFPACK MBB FALL SHORT IN LETHBRIDGE

  Posted on: November 13, 2009

    The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack Men’s basketball team had a mental letdown in the fourth quarter and it cost them. The WolfPack rallied from a 10 point deficit in the third quarter but fell short to the home town University of Lethbridge Pronghorns on Friday (Nov 13).  The score was 84-75.  The WolfPack…

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BASKETBALL HIT ROAD FOR FIRST TIME IN THE 2009-10 CIS SEASON

  Posted on: November 12, 2009

For the first time this CIS season, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack basketball teams will see the road.  The WolfPack will travel to Lethbridge to play the Pronghorns on Friday (Nov 13) before visiting the Dinos in Calgary on Saturday (Nov 14). For the WolfPack women, they are unbeaten (2-0) after sweeping the University of…

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WOLFPACK MBB FALL TO UFV FOR 2ND STRAIGHT NIGHT

  Posted on: October 31, 2009

            The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack  men’s basketball team played “Jekyll and Hyde” this Halloween weekend.   Although they had a split personality on the court, the result was the same: a loss.   The WolfPack saw their Canada West record fall to 0 and 2 following a 74-58 defeat at the…

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MBB LOSE HEARTBREAKER TO UFV IN SEASON OPENER

  Posted on: October 30, 2009

  They say that close counts only in horseshoes and hand grenades.  So it was not surprising that the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack were more than a little disappointed with the result of their 2009-10 CIS men’s basketball season opener against the University of Fraser Valley Cascades.   The WolfPack led 69-66 at the three quarter…

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WOLFPACK MENS BASKETBALL HOPING TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF UNDERDOG ROLE

  Posted on: October 28, 2009

(photo courtesy of Kamloops This Week)       They could very well be the best kept secret in the Canada West Pacific Division this year.  At least that’s what the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team is hoping.   After miring in the basement of the division the past four years, TRU is…

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COUGARS BEST WOLFPACK IN FINAL GAME AT U OF S PRE-SEASON MBB TOURNEY

  Posted on: October 26, 2009

  The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack will enter the 2009-10 Canada West Men’s Basketball season on a four game losing streak.  The WolfPack dropped all three games at the Graham Construction Shootout pre-season tournament at the University of Saskatchewan. They fell 76-63 to the University of Regina Cougars in their final game Saturday night (Oct…

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