basketball

Top 10 sport stories of the decade

With 2019 and another decade officially behind us, it’s time to not only look back on the biggest sports stories of the past 365 days, but of the previous 10…

Barrett leads Canada over China at basketball showcase in Victoria

Professional hoops returned for the second time this calendar year to Greater Victoria, as the Canadian men’s national team took on team China as part of the Pacific Rim Basketball…

A Raptor’s guide to university

Our interview with NBA’s breakout bench star Fred VanVleet In team sports, there are few positions more concerned with bringing out the best in teammates than point guard, the basketball…

Vikes fly into playoffs on 12-game winning streak

“It was a total lacklustre effort from us,” said coach Dani Sinclair after her women’s basketball team was trounced 96–63 by the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Nov. 18, 2017.…

A history of pro basketball in B.C.

The Toronto Raptors’ exhibition game on Thursday, Sept. 28, at UVic’s CARSA, will be one of the only times an NBA team has taken the court in B.C. in the…

Vikes put Spartans to sword in three game series

The Vikes kept their post-season dreams alive, beating the Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans 2-1 in their best-of-three series. The Vikes opened with an 84-69 victory on Friday, Feb. 26th,…

Vikes shine at Nights of Lightning

Nobody knows what 2016 bears for Vikes basketball, but, after opening game wins for both the women’s and men’s teams, the year was kicked off in grand fashion. Both the…

Nashional treasure

Nash leaves NBA, Canadian basketball far better than when he entered it.

Go fourth, Vikes

Certainly, this was not the way that the UVic Vikes wanted to end their season. For the second year straight, the Vikes men’s basketball team ended their season with a…