Basketball

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Tevaun Kokko and Ali Sow’s outstanding seasons receive All-OUA recognition

Similar to the pros, it’s that time of the year — midway through the OUA men’s basketball playoffs — where we get to see some of the very best the OUA has to offer from this season. Among this exclusive group, Laurier has two representatives this year, the first being rookie Ali Sow. Sow put together the most impressive of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Nicole Morrison’s captivating career ends with the Hawks’ playoffs hopes

Nicole Morrison’s legendary career with the Golden Hawks has come to an end. The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team’s season had an unfortunate finish with a loss against the Lakehead Thunderwolves in the OUA playoffs last Wednesday. The season’s conclusion not only marked the end of the year for the Hawks, but it also meant that a number of […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier’s season comes to abrupt end at the claws of the Badgers

It’s been a while since the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team has had a home playoff game. That changed on Feb. 21 and it also came with a huge win over the red hot McMaster Marauders. This game had a whole different outcome than most expected, with the Hawks winning by 26 points. The Golden Hawks came out firing […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Nicole Morrison is on the path to make Laurier history

Following a 65-48 loss to Western on Wednesday, Feb. 7, the Hawks were looking to rebound against the Guelph Gryphons with a chance to improve their ranking. If there was any additional motivation this team needed, it also happened to be Senior’s Day, a day where Laurier honoured seniors Nicole Morrison, Lauren Jamieson, Melissa Pare, Sarah Dillon, Irena Rynkiewicz and […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks fall to Windsor after overcoming Brock

Coming off a run where they won three out of their last four games, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team was looking to continue their strong play into Wednesday where they finally got their rematch with the visiting Brock Badgers. Having lost the first matchup 65-60 in the season opener, both teams have led two different years with Brock […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks lose momentum on the road to the playoffs

When the season began, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team had plenty of buzz for all the additions that had been made to go along with the young talent that was already on the roster. Going 3-7 to start the year, unable to match the hype, the question became whether they’ll find it in them to meet the buzz. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks stay hot on the path to the playoffs

Coming off of a close loss to McMaster a couple of days prior, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team was looking to rebound and get back into the win column. The Hawks were also looking to avenge their 11-point loss to the Waterloo Warriors in early December. This game came to be quite a competitive matchup and the type […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Nicole Morrison continues to make history as Hawks edge Warriors

Coming off a loss against the eighth ranked McMaster Marauders on Jan. 24, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s basketball team was looking to take care of business against the Waterloo Warriors. With their previous matchup ending with a final score of 67-50 for the Hawks, expectations were not too high for the Warriors, but this game turned out to […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Hawks find their defense and turn things around against Algoma

Hawks find their defense and turn things around against Algoma

It’s been a rough 2018 for the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team. Going into the New Year 6-4, they were in good position not only in the OUA West, but also as far as getting time off to continue their momentum. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite go the Hawks’ way. The Golden Hawks would go on to lose 4 straight, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·