basketball

Vikes rebound for weekend split

It was a frantic and nervous weekend for Vikes basketball fans who saw their UVic men’s team go 1-1 with the Winnipeg Wesmen in two hotly-contested games. After losing the…

New year, new challenges for Vikes basketball

The Vikes entered the December break with a pair of home wins over the University of Alberta Golden Bears, firmly planting them in third place in Canada West’s Pioneer Division.…

The changing face of Canadian basketball

It’s early November, and I’m watching Lakers highlights featuring hometown hero Steve Nash and his SportsCentre Top 10-worthy side-parted hair. But something’s not quite right: Nash languishes on the sidelines,…

A season of balls…and oars, and more

It’s another semester in the books for the Vikes athletic teams, a season that featured plenty of achievements from UVic’s many athletes. Track Major accomplishments were scored on the track…

Vikes overpowered by top-seeded Ottawa at CIS Final Eight

Fresh off an impressive showing in the Canada West playoffs, the Vikes headed to Ottawa last weekend looking to end UVic’s men’s basketball title drought. The school’s last national championship…

Vikes and ball star each other’s first choice

UVic’s strong commitment to its student athletes, both on and off the court, has paid off yet again, as the women’s basketball team secured the services of star provincial player…

Holidays out of the way, more Vikes basketball to come

After posting dominant first halves to their respective seasons, both the Vikes’ men’s and women’s basketball teams hit the road over the holiday break to test their skills outside the…

Vikes campaign trending up after a slow start to the season

The UVic women’s basketball team got off to a hot start on opening weekend, but returned home on the heels of a loss after faltering to old foes Regina. The…
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Vikes ready to ball

The Vikes men’s basketball team is riding into the regular season with plenty of momentum after a strong preseason showing, highlighted by an undefeated run in the UBC Tournament. UVic’s…