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Dinos fall to Bisons in heartbreaker, will play for bronze

By Tommy Osborne, March 4 2017 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team fell 72–74 to the University of Manitoba Bisons in a heartbreaking upset on March. 3. Despite keeping the game close until the final minutes, the Dinos couldn’t pull off the win. The first quarter started off slowly, as both teams…

Four Dinos teams earn spots in the Canada West playoffs

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, February 28 2017 — Now that the winter semester is almost over, many Dinos teams have entered the playoff season. The Dinos sent four varsity teams to the Canada West quarterfinals this year — men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s volleyball and men’s hockey. Although championship hopes were quickly dashed for the men’s…

Thomas Cooper talks historic 2015-16 Dinos basketball season

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, August 30 2016 — It was a historic moment for the Dinos men’s basketball team. After securing the Canada West title, the Dinos played their way to the CIS championship finals for the first time since 1966. Losing to the six-time champion Carleton Ravens in the final game of the season was…

Dinos snatch up another star Winnipeg guard

By Ashton Chugh, April 2 2015 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team acquired top rookie prospect Torrez McKoy from Winnipeg. McKoy is expected to the fill a void at the point guard after Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson retired this year. McKoy averaged 29 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and five steals per game at…

Cascades dump Dinos to end season

By Ashton Chugh, March 5 2015 — The University of Fraser Valley Cascades put an end to the Dinos men’s basketball season with a 72–65 win in game two of the Canada West quarterfinals on Feb. 28 in Abbotsford. UFV took game one the previous night by a score of 78–71. Cascades guard Vijay Dhillon…

Dinos sweep Bisons off a cliff to end their season

By Ashton Chugh, February 26 2015 — In the last home game of his illustrious college career, Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson led the Dinos to a convincing 93–81 win over the University of Manitoba Bisons on Feb. 21 at the Jack Simpson gym. The intensity of the elimination game was apparent from the outset with both teams…

Bears maul Dinos at Pack the Jack

By Eric Licis, February 12 2015 — On the last home game of the season for the University of Calgary men’s basketball team, the University of Alberta Golden Bears spoiled the night with a fourth-quarter comeback, winning 76–67. An enthusiastic crowd filled the Jack Simpson gym for the annual Pack the Jack, which featured a…

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