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Men’s basketball team begins a crucial stretch

In what has been an up and down season for the Laurier men’s basketball team, they face a critical stretch with just seven games left on the schedule. The Golden Hawks and Coach Serresse are looking to recreate the magic of last season, where they won 11 of their last 13 games, which led them to a deep run in […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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After being ranked 6th nationally Laurier men’s basketball team drops 6 of their last 8 games

Coming off of a franchise-best season last year, head coach Justin Serresse and his basketball team had high expectations for this season.  The Golden Hawks entered this year as the sixth ranked team nationally, which was their highest ranking in nearly a decade and came out of the gates as expected with two impressive wins over Toronto and Windsor.  However, […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s basketball team scores fourth win in a row

The Golden Hawks’ women’s basketball team returned home this past weekend and picked up two impressive victories to improve their winning streak to four games. Following a season-long five-game road trip- that began with three consecutive losses- before ending on a high note with two wins, Laurier’s girls were happy to be home. “It was a tiring trip, we had […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team goes down in “frustrating” 85-52 loss

After an impressive first week comprised of two dominant victories against Toronto and Windsor, culminating with their highest national ranking in over six years, the Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team was feeling good heading into a tough battle this past weekend. The Golden Hawks travelled to Ottawa to continue their season-long five-game road trip, as they faced two of the […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team ranked sixth in the nation

After the opening weekend of the OUA basketball season, Laurier’s men’s basketball team has achieved their highest U SPORTS top 10 rankings in over six years. Two decisive wins for Laurier coming against Toronto and Windsor this past week have the Golden Hawks ranked as the sixth-best team in the country, which is their highest ranking since being ranked fifth […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

For the first time since 1976, the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball squad hosted an OUA semi-final and in front of a full house at the Athletic Complex, the #8 ranked Golden Hawks did not disappoint in giving an exciting one against the #3 Ryerson Rams, falling 99-84 in a valiant effort. To the surprise of some, Laurier seemed to […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Hawks magical season comes to an end

Hawks magical season comes to an end

The Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team’s historic season came to an end on Wednesday night against the Ryerson Rams in the 2019 OUA semi-finals.Coming off an impressive win against McMaster in the quarter-finals, the Hawks went into this game against the #3 ranked team in Canada with a new level of confidence, but unfortunately it was not enough.The Hawks […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
Golden Hawks reach third OUA semi-final in 40 years

Golden Hawks reach third OUA semi-final in 40 years

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s varsity basketball team took on the McMaster Marauders in the quarter finals of the 2019 OUA playoffs on Saturday, Feb. 23. The Hawks entered the playoffs as the number one seed in the OUA West and therefore they got to host the Marauders in Waterloo at the Athletic Complex. The number one seed meant that […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks stay hot as they sweep 2-game set versus Algoma

When it comes to being one of the better teams in a league, blowouts against weaker teams are not always guaranteed. For the Laurier Golden Hawks, now sitting at 11-5 and second in the OUA West, they understand this. There are games like the one against Toronto and then there are games like the one against Nipissing that was a […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·